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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

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Oklahoma, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 11
Total Energy per Capita 15
Total Energy 5
Crude Oil 5
Natural Gas 3
Coal 22
Electricity 19
Natural Gas 5
Electricity 49
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 17

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Today In Energy

Crude oil and natural gas production in Texas and Oklahoma's Anadarko Region is growing
Aug 28, 2017

EIA’s Drilling Productivity Report adds Anadarko region, aggregates Marcellus and Utica
Aug 15, 2017

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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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