World Production of Natural Gas (Monthly Average Marketed Production)
Canada Indonesia Russia UK U.S.
1993             437,922        171,828  1,708,083     196,792     1,667,401
1994             480,577        190,775  1,657,151     214,710     1,703,771
1995             511,447        203,633  1,891,583     146,818     1,683,674
1996             530,891        248,574  1,844,954     293,536     1,706,764
1997             537,295        248,585  1,771,467     299,503     1,711,134
1998             538,273        274,281  1,665,726     314,506     1,722,107
1999             569,819        282,485  1,807,313     345,040     1,704,788
2000             588,447        267,707  1,898,046     377,565     1,726,861
2001*             594,397        255,996  1,887,953     370,237     1,759,236
*preliminary
Listed in Terajoule = approximately 10 to the 9th power BTU.
Supply and Demand of Natural Gas in U.S.
In Billions of Cubic Feet
Dry Storage Imports Total Added To Total Dis-
Production Withdrawals Consumed Supply Consumption Exports Storage position
1992               17,840           2,724         2,138       22,360          19,544         216         2,555       22,132
1993               18,095           2,717         2,350       23,578          20,279         140         2,760       23,578
1994               18,821           2,508         2,624       24,207          20,708         162         2,796       24,207
1995               18,599           2,974         2,841       24,837          21,581         154         2,566       24,837
1996               18,854           2,911         2,937       25,635          21,967         153         2,906       25,635
1997               18,902           2,824         2,994       25,502          21,959         157         2,800       25,502
1998               19,024           2,379         3,152       24,859          21,277         159         2,904       24,859
1999               18,832           2,772         3,586       25,055          21,620         163         2,598       25,055
2000               18,987           3,498         3,782  na          22,547         244  na  na
2001*               19,410           2,264         4,011  na          21,451         364  na  na
*estimate