Figure 7: Pipeline Ton-Miles

Figure 7: Pipeline Ton-Miles

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OIL AND OIL PRODUCTS PIPELINE TON-MILES

(Billions)

  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Oil Pipeline (NTS, Improved BTS, Eno)1, 2 584 579 589 593 591 601 619 617 620 618 577 576

NATURAL GAS PIPELINE TON-MILES

(Billions)

  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Total Consumption, cuFt (tril) 3 19.16 19.56 20.23 20.79 21.25 22.21 22.61 22.74 22.24 22.40 23.46 22.64
Lease and Plant Fuel 3 1.24 1.13 1.17 1.17 1.12 1.22 1.25 1.20 1.17 1.08 1.13 1.16
Pipeline Fuel 3 0.66 0.60 0.59 0.62 0.69 0.70 0.71 0.75 0.64 0.65 0.64 0.61
Gas to Consumers, cuFt (tril) 17.26 17.83 18.47 19.00 19.44 20.29 20.65 20.79 20.43 20.67 21.69 20.87
Gas to Consumers, Tons (bil) 4 0.391 0.404 0.418 0.430 0.440 0.459 0.467 0.471 0.462 0.468 0.491 0.472
Oil Pipeline Ton-Miles 1 584 579 589 593 591 601 619 617 620 618 577 576
Oil Pipeline Tons 2 1.057 1.048 1.061 1.067 1.064 1.081 1.114 1.108 1.116 1.131 1.127 1.123
Length of Haul 553 552 555 556 556 556 556 556 555 546 512 513
Gas Transmission Pipeline Ton-Miles (bil) 216 223 232 239 245 255 260 262 257 256 251 242
Gas Gathering Pipeline Ton-Miles (est.) (bil)5 11 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12
Gas Distribution Pipeline Ton-Miles (est.) (bil)5 11 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12
Total Gas Pipeline Ton-Miles (bil) (Improved BTS) 237 245 255 263 269 281 286 288 283 281 276 267

Sources:

1 BTS, National Transportation Statistics, 2003, Table 1-44.

2 Eno Transportation Foundation, Transportation in America, 2002, p. 42.

3 USDOE, EIA, Annual Energy Review, 2001, Table 6.5.

4 Conversion factor from USDOE, EIA, International Energy Annual, 2001, Table C1.

5 Estimated at five percent of transmission ton-miles.