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  • In 2020, Kansas accounted for about 1% of both U.S. proved crude oil reserves and U.S. total oil production. The state's three petroleum refineries account for 2% of U.S. refining capacity and can process a combined 401,000 barrels of crude oil per calendar day.
  • Kansas is one of the top 10 ethanol-producing states, and its 13 ethanol plants have a combined production capacity of about 609 million gallons a year.
  • In 2020, wind energy accounted for 43% of Kansas's electricity net generation, which was the second-highest share of wind power for any state after Iowa.
  • Conway, Kansas, is a major hydrocarbon gas liquid products storage and pricing hub for propane and ethane.
  • Kansas consumes more natural gas than it produces, and the state has 16 natural gas underground storage fields that equal about 3% of U.S. storage capacity.

Last Updated: May 20, 2021

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