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 http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01125ab
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Crude Petroleum Consumption for United States [M015ABUSM386NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M015ABUSM386NNBR, February 9, 2016.