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The United States Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

USEITI is part of an international effort to promote open and accountable management of natural resources. This site provides data about extractive industries across the United States.

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Learn about extractive industries in each state

Explore production, revenue, and economic impact data for each state, as well as additional contextual information and data about three states that chose to participate in deeper USEITI reporting: Alaska, Montana, and Wyoming.

The U.S. ranks first in the world for production of oil and natural gas, and second in the world for production of coal and renewable energy.

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Who owns natural resources in the U.S.?

Natural resources can be owned by citizens and corporations, the federal government, state and local governments, or Indian tribes and individuals.

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Where does the money go?

Revenue from natural resources goes to state governments, as well as several federal funds that support projects at the local and national levels.