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  • Excluding federal offshore areas, Oklahoma was the nation's fifth-largest crude oil producing state in 2016. 
  • As of January 2017, Oklahoma had five operable  petroleum refineries with a combined daily processing capacity of more than 511,000 barrels per day, about 2.7% of the total U.S. capacity.
  • 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 2016.
  • The benchmark price in the domestic spot market for a blend of U.S. crude oils known as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) is set at Cushing, Oklahoma.
  • In 2016, Oklahoma ranked third in the nation in net electricity generation from wind.

Last Updated: January 18, 2018

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