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  • Excluding federal offshore areas, Oklahoma ranked fifth in crude oil production in the nation in 2015. 
  • Oklahoma had five operating petroleum refineries with a combined daily capacity of more than 511,000 barrels per day (2.8% of the total U.S. operating distillation capacity) as of January 2016.
  • Oklahoma is one of the top natural gas-producing states in the nation, accounting for 7.6% of U.S. gross production and 8.7% of marketed production in 2015.
  • The benchmark price for a blend of U.S. crude oils known as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) is set at Cushing, Oklahoma. 
  • In 2015, Oklahoma ranked third in the nation in net electricity generation from wind, which provided about one-fourth of the state's net generation.

Last Updated: February 16, 2017

More Data & Analysis in Oklahoma

Oklahoma, U.S. Rankings

Consumption
Total Energy per Capita 10
Expenditures
Total Energy per Capita 12
Production
Total Energy 5
Crude Oil 6
Natural Gas 3
Coal 22
Electricity 21
Prices
Natural Gas 26
Electricity 42
Environment
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 17

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Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment

Oklahoma Geological Survey, Energy Resources

Oklahoma Department of Commerce, Weatherization Assistance Program

Southwestern Power Administration

Clean Cities Central Oklahoma

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