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  • The Utica Shale accounts for almost all of the rapid increase in natural gas production in Ohio, which was more than 21 times greater in 2017 than in 2012.
  • Ohio is the eighth-largest ethanol-producing state in the nation, supplying almost 550 million gallons of ethanol per year.
  • As of January 2017, Ohio had the sixth-largest crude oil-refining capacity in the nation.
  • In 2017, coal fueled 58% of Ohio's net electricity generation, natural gas fueled 24%, and nuclear energy accounted for another 15%.
  • In 2017, wind provided 53% of Ohio's electricity generation from renewable resources.

Last Updated: May 17, 2018

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