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The U.S. ranks 7th in natural gas exports

29 April 2013 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2011 the United States exported an estimated 42,670,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, or 3.7% of the world’s total natural gas exports. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh out of forty-nine natural gas exporting countries. Russia ranks first, exporting 200,100,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, or 17.4% of the world’s total.Natural Gas Exports

The U.S. ranks 3rd in electricity imports

2 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the International Energy Agency, in 2010 the United States imported a net total of twenty-six terawatts of electricity, or 10.7% of the world’s total electricity imports. That was enough to make the United States rank third in that category. Italy ranks first, importing forty-four terawatts, or 18.2% of the world’s total. Just five countries–Italy, Brazil, United States, Finland, and Argentina–account for over half of all electricity imports in the world.

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The U.S. ranks 2nd in CO2 emissions from consumption of energy

According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009 the United States emitted 5,424.53 million metric tons of Carbon Dioxide from the consumption of energy, which is enough to make the United States rank second in that category. China ranks first, emitting 7706.83 million metric tons of Carbon Dioxide.

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The U.S. ranks 79th in lowest fossil fuel energy consumption

6 April 2011 1 comment

According to The World Bank, in 2007 the United states consumed 85.6% of its total fossil fuel energy, which makes the United States rank seventy-ninth in that category. Congo ranks first, consuming only 4.2% of its total fossil fuel energy.

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The U.S. ranks 148th in gasoline pump prices

According to the World Bank, Americans in 2008 paid $ 0.56 per liter at the gas pumps making the United States rank one hundred and forty-eighth of one hundred and sixty-seven  countries ranked in that category. Eritrea ranked first, paying $2.53 per liter at the gas pumps.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in oil capacity

28 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to British Petroleum, in 2009 the United States had an oil refinery capacity of  17,688,000 barrels per day, or 19.5% of the world’s total oil refinery capacity. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 1st in natural gas consumption

18 September 2010 1 comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2009 the United States consumed 646,600,000,000 cubic meters of natural gas, which makes the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 65th in industrial energy use

16 November 2009 Leave a comment

According to a 2005 report by the World Resources Institute, 26.2% of all energy use in the United States goes toward industrial use, which makes the United States tied for sixty-fifth with India in that category. Trinidad and Tobago ranks first, at 86.1%.

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The U.S. ranks 15th in desire for energy efficiency

23 October 2009 Leave a comment

According to a 2008 survey conducted by World Public Opinion, 61% of Americans believe that the government should force businesses to use energy more efficiently, even at the risk of increased cost to consumers. The United States ranks fifteenth out of twenty-four surveyed nations in this category. Taiwan ranks first, at 80%.

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The U.S. ranks 95th in residential energy consumption

13 September 2009 2 comments

According to the World Resources Institute, 16.6% of all energy consumption in the United States in 2001 went to residential energy use. That was enough to make the United States rank ninety-fifth in that category. Nepal ranked first, at 89.0%. The world average was 27.5%.

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