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Logan put this potential in context in his 1 May 2004 article when he wrote that the United States consumed 97 quads (short for "quadrillion British thermal units") of total energy in 2002; of this, 13 quads were generated electricity.
demand for natural gas is expected to jump another 18% by 2010, rising to 24.73 quadrillion British thermal units annually, according to the U.S.
According to the US government's Energy Information Administration (EIA), alternative power use in the region is expected to double to 2.4 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTU) by 2020, as countries strive to meet escalating demand for electricity, fuelled by booming populations, industrial development and stricter environmental regulations.
In 2000, three countries--the United States, China, and Russia--were the largest energy users with combined total consumption of 164 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu), or 41 percent of the global tally, about the same as the previous year.
In November 2000, the Department of Energy (DOE) warned that increased use of power-hungry computers and appliances could boost residential power demand to 24.4 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) by 2020.
Chevron 70.01 3.605 1.12 Top 20 Total 3104 156 World Total 6232 327 Percent of World 50% 48% * Quads stands for quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) and measures the energy content of the fuel.
Energy usage in the United States is at record levels, with more than 80 quadrillion British thermal units (quad Btu's) used in 1988, according to the DOE Interim Report; one quad is roughly equivalent to the energy supplied by using 500,000 barrels of oil daily for a year.
production of petroleum liquids and natural gas reached an estimated 58.3 quadrillion British thermal units in 2015, said Linda Doman, an EIA analyst in Washington.
energy consumption, which in 2010 totaled 98.01 quadrillion British thermal units (BTUs), or quads, according to data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).