The U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Information and Data Management has produced a series of case studies on extractive industries across the United States, focusing on coal, copper, gold, iron, natural gas, and oil.
Screenshot of the USEITI case studies showing the Kern County case study highlighted. Credit: U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
The case study on oil production in Kern County, California can be found here. The study includes:
- The geology and history of oil production in Kern County
- Production and employment information
- State costs and revenues from the industry
- Extensive data sources for interested readers
All of the natural resources case studies can be found here.
Source: U.S. Department of the Interior.