Crude oil production for 2020 was 1,673,000 barrels or 4,584 barrels per day, a decrease of 13 percent from 2019 when annual production was 1,912,000 barrels or 5,268 barrels per day. Additional information can be found in the report Crude Oil Production by County.
In 2019, Nebraskans consumed 47,209,000 barrels of petroleum products or 129,340 barrels per day; consumption is not available for more recent years. Nebraska's crude oil production in 2019 was 1,912,000 barrels or 5,268 barrels per day which represented only 4.1 percent of the petroleum products consumed in the state.
Crude oil production began in 1939 but, prior to 1950, there was no entity to report production for record keeping. Total production from 1939 to 1949 was estimated by the Geological Survey to be 5,934,112 barrels.