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Crude Petroleum Consumption for United States

1955-11: 230.8 Millions of Barrels  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M015ABUSM386NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-15 3:50 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1917-1948 (2)--Original Data, 1948-1955. Data Are For Amount Of Crude Oil Run To Stills At Refineries, Including Foreign As Well As Domestic Petroleum. Beginning In 1949 A New Method Of Reporting Crude Oil In California Was Instituted, Shifting A Considerable Proportion Crude Oil Formerly Reported As Residual Fuel Oil To Oil Reported To Runs To Stills. Source: U.S. Bureau Of Mines; Mineral Industry Surveys, Monthly And Annual Petroleum Statement.

This NBER data series m01125ab appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at

NBER Indicator: m01125ab

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Crude Petroleum Consumption for United States [M015ABUSM386NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, February 9, 2016.

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