Crude oil production for 2012 was 2,513,356 barrels or 6,886 barrels per day, an increase of 0.4 percent from 2011 when annual production was 2,503,888 barrels or 6,860 barrels per day. More information can be found in the report Crude Oil Production by County.
In 2011, Nebraskans consumed 44,232,000 barrels of petroleum products or 121,184 barrels per day; consumption is not available for more recent years. Nebraska's crude oil production in 2011 was 2,503,888 barrels or 6,860 barrels per day which represented only 5.7 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.