Crude oil production for 2015 was 2,917,000 barrels or 7,992 barrels per day, a decrease of 4.0 percent from 2014 when annual production was 3,037,997 barrels or 8,323 barrels per day. More information can be found in the report Crude Oil Production by County.
In 2014, Nebraskans consumed 46,432,000 barrels of petroleum products or 127,211 barrels per day; consumption is not available for more recent years. Nebraska's crude oil production in 2014 was 3,050,000 barrels or 8,356 barrels per day which represented only 6.6 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.