Posted October 1, 2016
Oil production in Mississippi is rising after slowly declining from the mid-1980s through 2005. Since 2006, production has climbed 43.5 percent, and the state ranks 14th in the country in oil output, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted August 7, 2015
Our series highlighting the economic and jobs impact of energy in each of the 50 states continues today with Mississippi. We started the series with Virginia on June 29 and reviewed Florida, Kansas, Maryland and South Dakota earlier this week. All information covered in this series can be found online here, arranged on an interactive map of the United States. State-specific information across the country will be populated on this map as the series continues.
As we can see with Mississippi, the energy impacts of the states individually combine to form energy’s national economic and jobs picture: 9.8 million jobs supported and $1.2 trillion in value added.