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America's Energy Leaders

AMERICA'S ENERGY LEADERS TOP ENERGY-PRODUCING STATES Thanks to surging production in the country's oil and gas shale regions, the U.S. is importing significantly less oil and bolstering its energy independence. The decline comes amid a boom in oil and gas production in places such as North Dakota, where monthly output has nearly quadrupled over the past four years. Renewables are also pulling more weight. From Texas – which takes top honors as the country's top oil, natural gas, and wind producer – to hydropower leader Washington state, our infographic showcases America's resilient energy industry by highlighting the top energy-producing states for each energy source. WYOMING WASHINGTON 401,442 IOWA THOUSAND SHORT TONS 89,464 3.57 MILLION GALLONS THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS ILLINOIS 96,401 THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS CALIFORNIA TEXAS 1,382 81,791 THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS THOUSAND BARRELS 7,475,495 MILLION CUBIC FEET 32,214 SOURCES U.S. Energy Information Administration, American Wind Enorgy Association, Nebraska Energy Office, National Hydropower Association Solar Energy Industries Association THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS COAL CRUDE OIL BIOFUEL HYDROPOWER THOUSAND SHORT TONS THOUSAND BARRELS CORN-BASED ETHANOL THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS MILLION GALLONS PER YEAR NUCLEAR NATURAL GAS SOLAR WIND THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS MILLION CUBIC FEET THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS THOUSAND MEGAWATTHOURS wwW.FREEENTERPRISE.COM

America's Energy Leaders

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From Texas — which takes top honors as the country’s top oil, natural gas, and wind producer — to hydropower leader Washington state, our infographic showcases America’s resilient energy indus...

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