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  • Indiana is the nation's fifth largest ethanol producer, and the state's large corn crop provides the feedstock for  making the renewable fuel.
  • In 2016, Indiana ranked seventh among the states in coal production and third in coal consumption, after Texas and Illinois. 
  • The industrial sector, which includes chemicals, steel, and agriculture, is the largest consumer of energy in Indiana and accounts for almost half the energy used in the state.  
  • The Whiting refinery, which can process 413,500 barrels of crude oil per day, is the largest inland oil refinery in the nation. Only six Gulf Coast refineries can process  more crude.
  • Wind power provided nearly 5% of Indiana’s electricity generation in 2017, while hydroelectricity, biomass, and solar power combined accounted for about 1% of generation.

Last Updated: April 19, 2018

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Indiana, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 9
Total Energy per Capita 15
Total Energy 19
Crude Oil 23
Natural Gas 23
Coal 8
Electricity 12
Natural Gas 37
Electricity 27
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 8

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Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation


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