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Nebraska's Petroleum
Average Annual Expenditures
by Sector

Expenditures on petroleum rose to $5,136.4 million ($5.1 billion) in 2019, which was a 3.6–percent decrease from 2018 expenditures of $5,325.9 million ($5.3 billion).

The transportation sector spent over three–quarters (83 percent) of the total expenditures. The industrial sector spent 13 percent, the residential sector spent 2.1 percent, and the commercial sector spent 1.7 percent, while the electric power sector spent less than 1 percent (0.07%).

The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.

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chart showing Petroleum Average Annual Expenditures by Sector in Nebraska.

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Petroleum Average Annual Expenditures by Sector
Nebraska, 1990 – 2019

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
2019 $88.5 $661.2 $109.4 $4,273.9 $3.6 $5,136.4
2018 $92.0 $687.9 $102.6 $4,440.0 $3.4 $5,325.9
2017 $67.4 $620.4 $69.9 $3,789.9 $1.2 $4,548.8
2016 $60.7 $522.7 $66.2 $3,345.9 $1.0 $3,996.5
2015 $75.1 $601.2 $123.5 $3,834.8 $1.7 $4,636.2
2014 $68.4 $861.1 $188.9 $5,432.9 $12.5 $6,563.7
2013 $72.6 $977.3 $181.9 $5,424.5 $12.1 $6,668.3
2012 $51.1 $1,095.5 $137.7 $5,431.6 $5.7 $6,721.6
2011 $50.9 $877.2 $186.6 $5,449.8 $9.1 $6,573.7
2010 $41.4 $707.6 $158.3 $4,454.4 $5.7 $5,367.3
2009 $35.7 $622.6 $139.1 $3,181.7 $3.5 $3,982.6
2008 $69.7 $1,051.6 $204.1 $4,351.0 $8.9 $5,685.3
2007 $42.8 $927.5 $133.1 $3,821.6 $6.1 $4,931.0
2006 $36.1 $841.8 $106.9 $3,429.2 $3.6 $4,417.7
2005 $29.7 $718.9 $110.7 $2,979.0 $4.1 $3,842.5
2004 $34.5 $585.9 $85.2 $2,370.7 $1.9 $3,078.2
2003 $27.0 $458.4 $82.8 $1,953.7 $2.7 $2,524.5
2002 $16.3 $377.2 $73.5 $1,705.3 $1.4 $2,173.7
2001 $29.0 $383.9 $74.9 $1,766.8 $2.4 $2,257.0
2000 $32.2 $361.3 $75.2 $1,957.7 $4.2 $2,430.5
1999 $11.2 $249.2 $49.6 $1,590.9 $1.7 $1,902.6
1998 $10.8 $244.3 $45.1 $1,450.8 $1.8 $1,752.8
1997 $10.1 $282.0 $47.5 $1,619.5 $1.9 $1,960.9
1996 $13.1 $310.6 $58.2 $1,656.9 $1.4 $2,040.2
1995 $8.1 $246.6 $34.9 $1,406.2 $1.5 $1,697.3
1994 $12.4 $264.2 $34.3 $1,329.8 $1.1 $1,641.7
1993 $11.9 $243.9 $37.5 $1,308.2 $1.0 $1,602.7
1992 $15.4 $263.2 $39.7 $1,301.8 $0.7 $1,620.8
1991 $13.9 $280.3 $43.0 $1,302.1 $0.8 $1,640.0
1990 $21.3 $317.9 $39.8 $1,346.0 $1.3 $1,726.2

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Petroleum Average Annual Expenditures by Sector
Nebraska, 1970 – 1989

(Million Nominal Dollars)

Year Sectors Annual
Total
End–Use Sectors Electric
Power
Commercial Industrial Residential Transportation
1989 $15.9 $273.5 $49.0 $1,173.8 $2.1 $1,514.2
1988 $15.3 $257.3 $33.2 $1,074.2 $2.4 $1,382.5
1987 $18.3 $261.3 $33.6 $1,045.5 $1.6 $1,360.4
1986 $15.5 $236.4 $29.0 $972.1 $1.9 $1,254.9
1985 $39.8 $296.3 $47.8 $1,171.2 $2.1 $1,557.2
1984 $44.2 $272.8 $37.7 $1,193.3 $1.5 $1,549.5
1983 $40.4 $284.8 $65.8 $1,218.4 $2.7 $1,612.1
1982 $25.7 $272.6 $64.4 $1,285.6 $5.1 $1,653.4
1981 $27.6 $275.7 $58.6 $1,329.4 $3.7 $1,695.0
1980 $18.0 $253.5 $54.9 $1,233.0 $6.7 $1,566.2
1979 $21.4 $224.6 $50.7 $982.3 $12.9 $1,291.9
1978 $14.8 $173.1 $57.5 $781.1 $15.2 $1,041.7
1977 $14.6 $151.3 $65.8 $721.6 $11.0 $964.3
1976 $14.5 $151.7 $67.1 $652.3 $14.7 $900.3
1975 $10.6 $122.7 $55.4 $578.3 $10.5 $777.5
1974 $10.8 $108.3 $51.1 $526.1 $7.3 $703.8
1973 $6.4 $50.1 $52.7 $407.9 $2.1 $519.2
1972 $6.2 $52.3 $35.7 $354.1 $2.4 $450.6
1971 $5.6 $54.6 $31.3 $324.9 $0.9 $417.3
1970 $5.4 $49.5 $32.8 $317.0 $1.0 $405.7

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Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy, Lincoln, NE.

Note: Totals may not equal the sum of the components due to independent rounding.

The table and graph were updated on December 8, 2021.
Typically, there are one to two years between updates.

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