US Department of the Interior Natural Resources Revenue Data

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This site provides open data about natural resource management on federal lands and waters in the United States, including oil, gas, coal, and other extractive industries.

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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 several states that participated in deeper reporting: Alaska, Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming.

Learn about how the government manages federal energy and mineral resources, revenue, and disbursements.

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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.