Fact #933: July 11, 2016 Texas, North Dakota, and the Gulf of Mexico Account for Two-Thirds of U.S. Crude Oil Production

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In 2015, the United States produced a total of 9.4 million barrels of crude oil per day (mmbd) from state and federal offshore operations. Texas produced the most petroleum by far at 3.5 mmbd followed by federal offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico with 1.5 mmbd. North Dakota had the second highest production among other states at 1.2 mmbd. Altogether, crude oil production in Texas, North Dakota and the federal offshore areas in the Gulf of Mexico accounted for two-thirds of all U.S. crude oil production. Twenty states produced no crude oil in 2015.

Crude Oil Production by State and Federal Offshore Region, 2015

Map of US showing crude oil production by state and federal offshore region in 2015

Fact #933 Dataset

Supporting Information

Crude Oil Production by State and Federal Offshore Region, 2015
StateThousand Barrels
per Day
Alabama26.47
Alaska482.85
Arizona0.11
Arkansas17.90
California553.21
Colorado326.55
Connecticut0.00
Delaware0.00
District of Columbia0.00
Florida6.05
Georgia0.00
Hawaii0.00
Idaho0.00
Illinois26.08
Indiana6.08
Iowa0.00
Kansas122.22
Kentucky7.84
Louisiana173.30
Maine0.00
Maryland0.00
Massachusetts0.00
Michigan17.64
Minnesota0.00
Mississippi68.02
Missouri0.38
Montana78.48
Nebraska8.12
Nevada0.77
New Hampshire0.00
New Jersey0.00
New Mexico410.49
New York0.93
North Carolina0.00
North Dakota1,174.09
Ohio72.10
Oklahoma432.99
Oregon0.00
Pennsylvania20.21
Rhode Island0.00
South Carolina0.00
South Dakota4.60
Tennessee0.94
Texas3,456.60
Utah101.26
Vermont0.04
Virginia0.00
Washington0.00
West Virginia22.68
Wisconsin0.00
Wyoming240.21
Federal Offshore - Pacific/Alaska31.03
Federal Offshore - Gulf of Mexico1,539.79
U.S. Total9,430.05

Source:
Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly, February 2016, Table 26.

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