Kansas Energy Profile

The information on this page comes from data published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The Kansas State Energy Profile is also available on the EIA website here.

Kansas Energy Quick Facts

  • In 2020, Kansas accounted for about 1% of both U.S. proved crude oil reserves and U.S. total oil production. The state's three petroleum refineries account for 2% of U.S. refining capacity and can process a combined 401,000 barrels of crude oil per calendar day.
  • Kansas is one of the top 10 ethanol-producing states, and its 13 ethanol plants have a combined production capacity of about 609 million gallons a year.
  • In 2020, wind energy accounted for 43% of Kansas's electricity net generation, which was the second-highest share of wind power for any state after Iowa.
  • Conway, Kansas, is a major hydrocarbon gas liquid products storage and pricing hub for propane and ethane.
  • Kansas consumes more natural gas than it produces, and the state has 16 natural gas underground storage fields that equal about 3% of U.S. storage capacity.


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