MINERAL PRODUCTION BY TYPE
Nebraska - Selected Years        
  Clays Natural Gas Petroleum Sand and Stone
  (Short (Million (42 Gallon Gravel (Short
Year Tons) Cubic Feet) Barrels) (Short Tons) Tons)
1930 13,000 -- -- 3,444,000 103,000
1935 10,000 -- -- 2,029,000 203,000
1940 10,000 -- 276,000 3,052,000 833,000
1945 36,000 -- 305,000 3,882,000 298,000
1950 154,000 -- 1,547,000 5,078,000 737,000
1955 151,000 12,515 11,203,000 8,405,000 3,081,000
1960 108,000 15,258 24,428,000 10,876,000 3,336,000
1965 141,000 10,720 17,216,000 11,993,000 4,198,000
1970 90,000 5,991 11,451,000 12,232,000 4,265,000
1975 195,000 3,885 6,120,000 11,759,000 4,242,000
1976 149,000 3,267 6,182,000 14,230,000 4,101,000
1977 161,000 2,793 5,968,000 16,848,000 4,128,000
1978 163,000 2,882 5,859,000 17,000,000 4,030,000
1979 156,000 3,225 6,068,000 16,197,000 4,995,000
1980 154,000 2,500 6,240,000 10,538,000 3,775,000
1981 120,000 2,713 6,671,000 10,100,000 3,280,000
1982 134,000 2,280 6,872,000 11,296,000 3,100,000
1983 164,000 2,091 6,386,000 10,104,000 4,442,000
1984 180,000 2,300 6,470,000 10,100,000 5,400,000
1985 244,000 1,945 6,943,000 11,600,000 4,175,000
1986 221,000 1,403 7,098,000 9,675,000 4,000,000
1987 224,000 1,261 6,091,000 10,300,000 4,316,000
1988 237,000 910 5,978,400 11,229,000 4,900,000
1989 248,071 879 6,232,000 15,200,000 3,978,000
1990 250,276 793 5,890,000 11,453,000 4,000,000
1991 198,000 784 5,832,000 10,100,000 4,861,000
1992 183,000 1,177 5,474,000 13,206,000 5,900,000
1993 171,000 2,114 4,868,000 13,700,000 6,700,000
1994 223,000 2,898 4,217,322 13,669,000 7,937,000
1995 256,000 2,240 3,794,000 15,102,000 7,264,000
1996 277,000 1,876 3,543,000 12,900,000 6,370,000
1997 189,000 1,670 3,337,000 13,700,000 6,900,000
1998 134,000 1,695 3,176,000 13,800,000 7,490,000
1999 135,000 1,395 2,661,000 13,700,000 6,900,000
2000 133,000 1,218 2,955,351 11,700,000 6,590,000
2001 133,000 1,209 2,921,795 13,000,000 6,360,000
2002 133,000 1,192 2,778,858 12,900,000 7,220,000
2003 133,000 1,183 2,574,939 13,300,000 6,960,000
2004 133,000 1,499 2,507,232 15,100,000 6,900,000
2005 160,000 1,201 2,413,452 14,300,000 6,950,000
2006 158,000 1,217 2,312,955 13,100,000 7,480,000
2007 135,000 1,560 2,335,375 13,400,000 7,690,000
2008 109,000 2,862 2,393,633 13,700,000 7,960,000
2009 NA 2,734 2,238,846 NA NA
2010 NA 2,254 2,207,344 NA NA
Sources: Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission, Nebraska Oil Activity Summary, annual;
U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Yearbook, 2008; U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Agency,
Petroleum Supply Annual, Volume 1, June 2000
Last Updated: 9/21/11
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov