AUSTIN, Texas, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TAP Management Austin TX reviews the supply of oil from the nation's top oil-producing states. According to the Energy Information Administration, Texas, Alaska, California, North Dakota and Oklahoma accounted for roughly 56 percent of the United States' domestic oil production levels in 2011.
Overall, oil production from these states increased in 2011, with Texas and North Dakota experiencing the largest gains. In fact, North Dakota recently became the second-leading oil producer in the United States. The state pumped more than 152.9 million barrels of crude oil in 2011 - a 40 percent spike compared to 2010. The boom has increased the state's population to record levels and has created thousands of jobs for its citizens, helping North Dakota achieve the lowest unemployment rate in the country.