Table 4-19M: U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source

Table 4-19M: U.S. Government Energy Consumption by Agency and Source

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(Petajoules)

  Petroleum Electricity Natural gas Coal and othere Total
Motor gasoline Distillate and residual fuel oil Jet fuel and aviation gas Otherd Total
FY 1998, total 34.1 188.8 502.1 18.5 743.4 195.7 150.6 45.2 1,134.9
Agriculture 3.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 3.6 2.1 1.6 2.1 9.4
Defense 14.2 170.6 491.9 14.7 691.4 106.8 98.0 32.4 928.6
Energy 0.3 1.3 0.1 0.1 1.8 15.7 6.8 5.9 30.2
GSA 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 9.7 3.4 1.5 14.8
Health and Human Services 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.1 3.5 0.2 7.7
Interior 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.7 1.7 1.6 0.4 0.0 3.7
Justice 2.4 0.2 1.7 0.0 4.3 3.8 4.5 0.4 13.1
NASA 0.1 0.5 1.2 0.0 1.8 6.9 3.4 0.2 12.2
Postal Service 10.7 5.1 0.0 0.8 16.6 16.8 8.0 0.0 41.4
Transportation 0.0 4.7 6.2 1.7 12.7 5.1 1.5 0.0 19.2
Veterans Affairs 0.6 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.8 9.8 14.5 1.6 27.7
Othera 1.7 3.9 0.9 0.1 6.7 14.5 5.1 0.8 27.0
FY 2007, total (R) 48.4 (R) 223.1 486.9 (R) 5.8 (R) 764.2 (R) 203.8 138.0 (R) 38.6 (R) 1,144.7
Agriculture 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.3 3.2 2.0 1.7 0.2 7.1
Defense 18.8 204.8 480.8 3.3 707.6 106.8 73.3 24.6 912.3
Energy 0.7 1.7 0.0 0.4 2.8 (R) 17.6 6.5 (R) 6.3 (R) 33.3
GSA 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 10.6 7.6 1.8 20.0
Health and Human Services (R) 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.1 (R) 1.1 3.5 5.4 0.4 (R) 10.3
Interior 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.9 4.2 2.2 1.3 0.1 7.8
Justice (R) 3.1 (R) 0.3 0.1 (R) 0.0 (R) 3.5 6.3 11.1 0.8 (R) 21.7
NASA 0.1 0.4 1.1 0.1 1.7 5.8 2.8 0.8 11.2
Postal Service 13.6 3.3 0.0 0.4 17.3 23.7 6.9 0.4 48.3
Transportation 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.0 1.6 3.4 0.8 0.0 5.8
Veterans Affairs 0.8 1.3 0.0 0.0 2.1 11.3 16.4 2.0 31.8
Otherc 6.2 8.3 4.3 0.2 19.1 10.7 4.2 1.1 35.0
FY 2008P, total 49.2 189.6 532.6 19.1 790.5 185.5 153.4 35.9 1,165.2
Agriculture 2.2 0.5 0.1 0.4 3.3 2.0 1.3 0.3 6.9
Defense 20.3 170.3 527.0 16.4 733.9 106.2 73.3 24.7 938.2
Energy 0.7 1.5 0.0 0.3 2.5 17.6 6.2 3.4 29.8
GSA 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 10.3 7.2 1.7 19.4
Health and Human Services 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.6 5.9 0.4 10.9
Interior 1.9 1.2 0.1 1.1 4.2 2.3 1.2 0.2 7.9
Justice 2.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 3.1 5.2 10.7 0.5 19.4
NASA 0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1 1.2 5.8 3.0 0.9 10.9
Postal Service 13.9 2.8 0.0 0.1 16.9 9.8 21.8 0.3 48.8
Transportation 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.0 1.2 0.7 3.0 0.2 5.1
Veterans Affairs 0.8 1.1 0.0 0.1 2.0 11.2 15.7 2.0 30.9
Otherc 5.7 10.7 4.2 0.5 21.1 10.7 4.2 1.2 37.1

KEY: Btu = British thermal unit; FY = fiscal year; GSA = General Services Administration; NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration; P = preliminary.

1 Trillion BTU=1.05506 Petajoules

a Includes U.S. Department of Commerce, Panama Canal Commission, Tennessee Valley Authority, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S Information Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Communications Commission, Office of Personnel Management, U.S. Department of State, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of the Treasury, National Archives and Records Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Railroad Retirement Board, Federal Trade Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Environmental Protection Agency.

b Includes National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Social Security Administration, International Broadcasting Bureau, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Personnel Management, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Railroad Retirement Board, Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Central Intelligence Agency, and National Science Foundation.

c Includes National Archives and Records Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission, Social Security Administration, International Broadcasting Bureau, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Railroad Retirement Board, and Tennessee Valley Authority.

d Includes liquefied petroleum gases.

e Includes purchased steam, chilled water from district heating and cooling systems, and any other energy type, such as renewable energy.

NOTES

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

These data include energy consumed at foreign installations and in foreign operations, including aviation and ocean bunkering, primarily by the U.S. Department of Defense. U.S. government energy use for electricity generation and uranium enrichment is excluded. Other energy used by U.S. agencies that produce electricity or enriched uranium is included. The U.S. government's fiscal year runs from October 1 through September 30.

This table uses a conversion factor for electricity of 3,600,000 joules per kilowatt-hour, and a conversion factor for purchased steam of 2,326 kilojoules per kilogram.

SOURCE

1996, 2004-06: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review 2005, table 1.13, Internet site http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/aer/ as of September 22, 2009.