US Energy Demand Falls

People worldwide are driving less, flying less and using less electricity — but for how long?

Published: 02-Jan-2009

Less gasoline. Less jet fuel. Less crude oil. Less natural gas falling 7 percent and October 4.5 percent.

The result? Gasoline consumption plunged 8.5 percent in September and was down 4 percent in mid-December, the latest figure available from the federal Energy Information Administration.

It’s a similar story in the skies.

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