Check out this pump working away to bring oil to the surface so you can drive your car. Shaky photography courtesy of James Ulvog.
Preliminary production data for the state is 1,039,635 barrels per day average in May 2014. That will be revised up a smidgen over the next two months.
At the average price for the month provided in the Director’ Cut report of $88.31 for 32.2M barrels, that is an economic output of $2.84 billion for the month. Very cool.
Here’s a few graphs:
Monthly production since 2008:
Two more -
Monthly production since 1990: