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  • Production from the Utica Shale accounts for almost all of the rapid increase in Ohio's natural gas output, which was more than 30 times higher in 2020 than in 2010.
  • Ohio is the eighth-largest ethanol-producing state in the nation, and its seven ethanol plants have a production capacity of more than 700 million gallons per year.
  • Ohio has the sixth-largest crude oil-refining capacity in the nation, and the state's four refineries can process a combined total of nearly 601,000 barrels of crude oil per calendar day.
  • Ohio is one of the top 10 coal-consuming states in the nation. Three times as much coal is consumed in Ohio as is produced in the state.
  • In 2020, Ohio was the fourth-largest electricity consumer among the states and ranked among the top 10 states in electricity net generation. Natural gas has fueled the largest share of Ohio's in-state net generation since 2019.

Last Updated: July 15, 2021

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