About natural resources
Fossil fuels are our main source of electricity, and the primary fuel for powering motor vehicles and heating homes.
Nonenergy minerals include base and precious metals, industrial metals, and gemstones, among others.
Audits and reconciliation
This PDF document shows how payments from companies to U.S. government agencies were tracked during USEITI.
States and counties
Twelve county case studies demonstrate the impact of extractive industries on local economies, governments, and infrastructure across the U.S.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis publishes data about the role of extractive industries on gross domestic product.
Wage and salary data, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, describes the number of people employed in natural resource extraction that receive wages or salaries from companies.