LAWRENCE COUNTY 4TH IN OIL PRODUCTION

Lawrence County is ranked fourth in the state of Illinois in regards to oil production through the first eighth months on 2019. The county produced over 427,000 barrels during the period. White County was the states largest producer at 1.3 million barrels with Marion County second. Neighboring Crawford County was third and Fayette County was fourth according to the figures from the Illinois Oil and Gas Association.