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  • The Utica Shale accounts for almost all of the rapid increase in Ohio's natural gas production, which was more than 30 times higher in 2019 than in 2012.
  • Ohio is the eighth-largest ethanol-producing state in the nation, and its 7 ethanol plants have a production capacity of 680 million gallons per year.
  • Ohio has the seventh-largest crude oil-refining capacity in the nation, and the state's four refineries can process nearly 600,000 barrels of oil per calendar day.
  • Ohio is one of the top 10 coal-consuming states in the nation, and more than three times as much coal is consumed in Ohio than is produced in the state.
  • In 2019, natural gas generated more of Ohio's in-state electricity than coal for the first time. Ohio ranks among the top 10 states generating the most electricity and is among the top 5 states in total electricity demand. 

Last Updated: June 18, 2020

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