1. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline can transport up to 2.1 million barrels of crude oil per day, more than any other pipeline in the United States.

2. The oil and natural gas industry adds $6.6 billion to the state economy, representing 16.9% of the state’s wealth.

3. Based on the U.S governments 2011 estimate of 23.6 billion barrels of oil in place in Alaska’s Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, there is enough oil to provide each one of the 32,056,895 licensed drivers in the west coast states with over 13,987 gallons of gasoline.

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