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Oil rigs, Galveston, Texas | by US Department of State
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Oil rigs, Galveston, Texas

Oil rigs off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The western and central Gulf of Mexico, which includes offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, is one of the major petroleum-producing areas of the United States, accounting for 19.5% of all US oil production in 2012.


Photo credit: LOC, Carol M. Highsmith

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Uploaded on March 12, 2015