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  • Wyoming produced about 40% of all coal mined in the United States in 2017, and has about one-third of U.S. coal reserves.
  • The largest uranium mining operations in the United States are in Wyoming, and the state is home to nearly all of the U.S. operating capacity for producing uranium ore that fuels nuclear power plants.
  • Wyoming is one of the top 10 natural gas-producing states in the nation and its natural gas reserves are among the top 5 states.
  • Wyoming's installed wind-powered electricity generating capacity ranked 16th in the nation in 2017 at nearly 1,500 megawatts.
  • Wyoming is the sixth largest crude oil producer in the nation, accounting for just over 2% of the U.S. total crude oil output.

Last Updated: December 20, 2018

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