Oil & Gas

Oil and natural gas development can be an important source of local jobs, but often comes with tradeoffs such as impacts to the environment and economic volatility. Balancing these impacts is critical for states and communities that want to benefit from energy extraction.

DataViz / Series: State Energy Policies

What Do Local Governments Receive from Oil and Gas Production Taxes?

— Compare the effectiveness of states’ oil and natural gas tax policies to see which states ensure that tax revenue is available in the right amount, time, and location to manage drilling-related increases in the local demand for services. See which states invest in long-term infrastructure and economic diversification.

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