Skip to comments.Another Plunge in 3-Month Rolling Average of Petroleum and Gasoline Usage
Posted on 03/11/2012 9:01:38 AM PDT by Kaslin
he following chart shows U.S. petroleum and gasoline usage for December-February compared with the same three months in prior years. Chart is courtesy of reader Tim Wallace.
Note that petroleum usage is back to December 1995 thru February 1996 levels. Gasoline usage is back to December 2001 thru February 2002 levels.
All data derived directly from the Data 10 section of the EIA download.
The daily average of each week in the listed month adds to the monthly total. Some months have four weeks others five, but over three months this tends to average out.
People are losing jobs left and right and can’t afford to fill the tank let alone buy one of these ridiculous $40K electric pieces of crap.
Yet the administration will dodder along acting like refuse smells like roses and the economy is coming up aces.
FUBO... over and over and over again... FUBO...
It’s hard to imagine a recovery where gas and oil usage are plunging.
I’m starting to miss Jimmy Carter.
That's because "we're in the money", everyones back to work and driving all over the place spending their wealth.....all the way up to November 6th. : D
WooHoo! Life is good once again! /s
(in our inexpensive planet saving 0bama hybrid vehicles)
I saw a couple of weeks ago a feature film made in one of the Soviet countries, they show major highways totally deserted, no truckers, no RVs, no cars, just a few motorbikes.
This is Obamas dream coming to reality, nobody drives, no trucking, no vacations, but plenty of recovery business for crippled and dying electric cars but only in the temperate zones as any electric car in the winter is useless.
And for some odd reason mule teams are making a comeback....
I wonder how much of the decline is due to the relatively warm winter.
when does the law of supply & demand kick in?.....storage facilities have to be drowning in oil
It's impossible, you know it, I know it, and the American people know it!
Wonder what that red line will look like when gas gets to about $5.50/gal?
I was wondering the same thing. The answer is in the data break down by gasoline / fuel oil / K-1. Our fuel oil bill was well below normal this year.
Joust vait untill gasolin is 10 bucks and heating oil is 14!
Any talk of a recovery, higher employment, higher economic activity is all Obama Propaganda.
Is this chart based on total consumption, or is it adjusted per capita?
Hard to believe those were better days looking at that picture, but I'd like to go back...if there was no disco.
The gas mileage on my vehicles goes down noticeably when it gets colder too. This graph compares a relatively warm 12/2011 - 02/2012 to a relatively cold 12/2010 - 02/2011.
You would think that home heating oil usage, which would manifest itself on the blue line, would be down but warmer winter weather in a normal economy should push gasoline usage up, all things considered.
People are probably hunkering down due to the gas price which will be bad news for the resorts, motels, rental car agencies, etc.
Improving economy? Keep telling yourself that, MSM.
I’m looking for a buggy whip factory to invest in. Keep your eyes open.
Gas cap locks were REAL popular too.
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