Alabama’s strong manufacturing sector is saving money and seeing environmental benefits thanks to the use of reliable, affordable natural gas.

Energy Production in Alabama

40% of Alabama electricity is generated with natural gas. Energy-related CO2 emissions decreased by 22% from 2005-2018 as natural gas became the largest power generation source. From 1996 to 2018, carbon dioxide emissions from Alabama’s industrial sector decreased by 30%.

A ban on Alabama’s federal oil and gas leasing would have potentially devastating impacts on the state. 

In 2025 Alabama would lose almost 1,500 jobs and $150 million in GDP.

In 2030 Alabama would lose over 7,000 jobs and $637 million in GDP.

In 2040 Alabama would lose over 12,000 jobs and $942 million in GDP.

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