Electricity Production from Oil Sources fell 12.9% to 22,679 GWh in USA in 2017

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (GWh)
Energy & Utility | USA | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources reached 22,679 GWh in 2017 in USA, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 12.9 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources in USA reached an all time high of 390,614 GWh in 1978 and an all time low of 22,679 GWh in 2017. When compared to USA's main peers, electricity production from oil sources in Canada amounted to 4,250 GWh, 14,936 GWh in China, 54,789 GWh in Japan and 40,753 GWh in Mexico in 2017.

USA has been ranked 9th within the group of 32 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Oil Sources Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia GWh 2,898 3,583 4,738 5,920 6,242
Belize GWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada GWh 6,030 6,209 6,476 7,779 4,433
China GWh 12,130 10,937 10,013 9,517 9,679
Guatemala GWh 1,520 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Honduras GWh 3,901 ... ... ... ... ... ...
India GWh 9,353 10,071 10,650 11,346 9,122
Japan GWh 160,877 205,594 164,960 121,479 103,560
Mexico GWh 48,833 55,733 47,680 32,489 31,226
Russia GWh 27,472 28,101 8,706 10,730 10,102
South Korea GWh 15,918 19,080 19,646 27,706 35,095
USA GWh 32,454 24,935 29,209 32,507 30,375
United Kingdom GWh 3,119 2,891 2,066 1,920 2,037