VALUE OF MINERAL PRODUCTION BY TYPE
Thousands of Dollars
Nebraska - 1980 to 2008      
        Sand and  
Year Clays Natural Gas Petroleum Gravel1 Stone
1980 $440 $2,377 $185,505 $25,400 $16,000
1981 390 3,825 236,965 22,300 15,690
1982 434 4,514 210,496 23,020 14,200
1983 539 6,128 183,135 30,950 18,600
1984 1,681 5,153 183,571 25,500 28,000
1985 500 5,853 179,709 27,300 21,200
1986 1,278 3,958 101,941 26,300 19,500
1987 827 3,051 103,389 26,000 17,600
1988 789 2,422 86,486 23,200 27,100
1989 815 1,959 116,735 25,600 20,400
1990 901 1,793 128,031 45,700 21,200
1991 909 NA NA 27,300 23,328
1992 879 2,094 97,373 38,108 29,100
1993 932 3,826 NA 41,900 38,871
1994 867 4,637 58,679 49,200 41,600
1995 1,130 2,265 58,537 47,100 41,800
1996 1,140 2,495 68,084 44,300 39,800
1997 675 2,318 57,511 46,700 46,000
1998 345 2,201 NA 47,000 49,800
1999 342 1,897 NA 40,800 44,500
2000 338 NA NA 39,200 42,400
2001 338 NA NA 43,000 45,800
2002 338 NA NA 44,200 53,200
2003 338 NA NA 45,000 49,200
2004 338 NA NA 53,200 51,900
2005 NA NA NA 60,200 54,100
2006 NA NA NA 62,000 67,100
2007 W NA NA 70,600 75,600
2008 W NA NA 73,500 78,100
NA - not available; W - withheld to prevent identifying individual companies.
1 Refers only to construction sand and gravel: data for industrial sand and gravel is withheld
to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
Source: U.S. Geological Survey, The Mineral Industry of Nebraska, 2008
Last Updated: 2/24/12
by Nebraska Databook
email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov