Tuesday, April 11, 2017

North Dakota: #3 -- Energy Consumption Per Capita -- April 11, 2017

From EIA via Twitter:

2 comments:

  1. well generally remote locales. what's LA's excuse? jumping off spot for offshore might use a crap load of energy. whats unexepected maybe is the West. Warm climate perhaps? then whats OK's excuse? not remote and not cold.

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  2. It's the huge electricity requirement for refineries in Louisiana; same with Texas. The oil sector uses a lot of electricity (OK, TX, etc). But for the Great Plains states it's the low population density and huge energy requirements for farming. So, for me, this is a big story and a very good story. Energy consumption/capita in this case relates directly to manufacturing, farming, refining. etc.

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