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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Sullivan, Daniel E.; Baker, Jeannette L.; Theofilos, Nicholas G.
Review of the mineral industries,   pp. 1-59 ff. PDF (6.2 MB)


Page 53

 REVIEW OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRIES - 5~ 
Year 
Table 50.—Percentage distribution of 
mine shipments of bituminous coal and 
lignite by method of shipment 
and mine use 
Shipped Shipped 
 by by Trucked Total 
  rail water  to Used pro- 
  and  and final  at duc 
 trucked trucked desti- mines' tion 
   to   to nation 
  rail water 
 1968 72.7 12.3 11.3 -3.7 100.0 
 1969 71.0 12.7 11.8 4.5 100.0 
 1970 68.1 13.5 12.0 6.4 100.0 
 1971 69.2 10.7 10.9 9.2 100.0 
 1972 66.2 11.7 11.0 11.1 100.0 
 ' Includes coal used at mine for power and heat, made into beehive coke
at mine, used by mine employees, used for all other purposes at mine, and
transported from mine to point of use by conveyor, tram, or pipeline. 
Table 51.—Miles of utility gas main, by type of gas and type of main'
Type of gas and type of main 
1967 
1968 
1969 
1970 
1971 
All types: 
Field and gathering                    
Transmission                         
Distribution                         
 Total                            Natural gas: 
Fieldandgathering                    
Transmission                            
Distribution                            
Total                                  
Manufactured gas: 
Transmission                           Distribution                     
Total                                
Mixed gas: 
Transmission                           Distribution                     
Total                                
Liquefied petroleum gas: 
Transmission                        Distribution                        
 Total                             
68,710 
225,360 
539,200 
64,440 
234,450 
562,750 
64,914 
248,071 
578,639 
66,556 
252,621 
595,658 
66,500 
256,900 
-611,300 
828,270 
861,640 
891,624 
914,830 
934,700 
63,710 
224,790 
529,340 
64,440 
233,940 
554,030 
64,914 
247,559 
569,999 
66,556) 
252,609k 
587,7601 
NA 
817,840 
852,410 
882,472 
906,925 
NA 
- - 
1,140 
- - 
1,070 
- - 
914 
-- ~ 5455 
NA 
1,140 
1,070 
914 
545 
NA 
570 
7,950 
510 
6,980 
510 
7,105 
111 
6,8315 
NA 
8,520 
7,490 
7,615 
6,842 
NA 
- - 
770 
(2) 
 670 
2 
621 
11, 
6175 
NA 
770 
670 
623 
518 
NA 
 NA Not available. - 
 ' Excludes service pipe. Data not adjusted to common diameter equivalent.
Mileage shown as of end of each year. 
 2 Less than 5 miles. 
 Source: American Gas Association. Gas Facts, a Statistical Record of the
Gas Utility Industry in 1970, p. 53; 1971, p. 50. For earlier years, see
Historical Statistics of the Gas Industry. 
Table 52.—Petroleum pipelines, 
selected years 
(Miles) 
 Trunkilnes Gather 
 Year ing Total 
Crude Products lines 
 1959 70,317 44,483 75,182 189,982 
 1962 70,355 53,200 76,988 200,543 
 1965 72,383 61,443 77,041 210,867 
 1968 70,825 64,529 74,124 209,478 
 1971 75,066 72,406 71,132 218,604 


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