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Energy Consumption by Energy Source, 2016 Total = 97.4 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) Total= 10.2 quadrillion Btu Reneweable Petrolem 37% Energy 10% Reneweable Geotherma l2% Energy 10% solar 6% Wind21% Biomass waste 5% Biofuels 22% Biomass Nuclear 9% 46% Electric Woodl9% Power Hydroelectric 24% Coal 15% Natural 29% Gas Note: Sum of components may not equallOO% because of independent rounding.
Of the 12.5 quadrillion total Btu used by the food system, 7.8 quadrillion Btu were used by producers who grew the crops, raised the livestock, processed the agricultural commodities into foods and beverages, shipped the foods and beverages to stores, and sold the foods in grocery stores and restaurants, as well as by other businesses that supported these producers, such as chemical and packaging manufacturers.
The world annual primary energy usage is over 500 quadrillion Btu (6) for the year 2010 (EIA, 2012); with almost 1/5 of it belonging to US consumption alone.
According to the International Energy Outlook 2001 the actual growth of the world energy consumption increased from 207 quadrillion Btu in 1970 to 382 quadrillion Btu in 1999.
For example, after net imports peaked in 2005 at 31 quadrillion Btu, they declined in 2013 to 17.6 quadrillion Btu.
All but 19 African states consume less than 0.1 quadrillion Btu a year, meaning that they are irrelevant in international terms.
Since 2000, total consumption more than tripled from 36 quadrillion Btu (British thermal units, the energy indicator used to compare across different energy sources) to 115 quadrillion in 2012.
The EIA said in a new report that the US and Russia, total petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbon production, "in energy content terms, is almost evenly split between petroleum and natural gas," while Saudi Arabia's production" heavily favors petroleum." The report indicated that since 2008, US petroleum production has increased seven quadrillion Btu (British thermal units) with "dramatic" growth in Texas and North Dakota.
The agency said on 4 October that combined US petroleum and gas production this year would reach 50 quadrillion British thermal units, surpassing Russia by five quadrillion Btu.
At around 20 quadrillion Btu of consumption in 2040, America will remain the third biggest user of coal in the world.
In 2010, Canada consumed 4 quadrillion Btu (quad) of renewable energy, but this will grow to 6.4 quad in 2040, predicts the US Energy Information Administration in its International Energy Outlook 2013.