Take a look at the graphics below to learn more about how America’s oil and natural gas travel from the well to your homes.

Have you ever wondered how oil gets from the earth to your local gas station? And how it is converted from a raw material to gasoline, heating oil plastic and other products? To get that energy and products to consumers like you and me, we need a complex energy infrastructure that includes production, storage, refineries, pipelines, roads, rails, trucks and ships that carry our oil.           

 

The U.S. natural gas supply chain moves American-made natural gas from both conventional and unconventional (shale) reserves to consumers around the country. Natural gas heats our homes, powers our businesses, supplies our factories and beyond. In 2016, natural gas surpassed coal as the leading source of electricity in the U.S.