California produces 463,000 barrels of oil a day, making the state the 7th largest producer in the United States. California consumes 1.8 million barrels a day. Californians consume every barrel of oil and gas produced in the state and import almost 3 times more.
Californians pay over $25 billion a year for imported oil.
6,000+ everyday products are made from petroleum products:
13 million gallons of aviation fuel are needed daily to support the state’s 145 airports.
42 million gallons a day of gas. 10 million gallons a day of diesel to support the state’s 35 million registered vehicles.
25+ number of federal. State, and local agencies overseeing oil and gas production. #1 most stringent regulations in the world.
The average annual pay in the oil industry is $123,000 which is nearly double the private-sector average in the state.
Californians for Energy Independence has 600,000 royalty owners.
Sources: Economic and Revenue Impacts of a Statewide Oil Production Ban in California, December 2018, Capitol Matrix Consulting Stein, Ronald, “California ranks #1 in sending dollars abroad for energy,” October 9, 2018.
Over 200,000 Californians standing together to support safe, affordable and reliable local oil and gas production.