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The five Gulf Coast states are home to more than half-a-million petroleum industry jobs

Latest Available Data (Source: Independent Petroleum Association of America, 2014-2015 Oil & Gas Producing Industry in Your State)

 Alabama  
 Oil and Natural Gas Extraction  1,831
 Refining  1,418
Transportation   2,946
 Wholesale  2,744
 Retail  17,790
 Pipeline Construction 1,260
 Oilfield Machinery
 Florida  
 Oil and Natural Gas Extraction  859
 Refining  2,569
Transportation   1,839
 Wholesale  5,351
 Retail  40,741
 Pipeline Construction  753
 Oilfield Machinery 67
Louisiana  
 Oil and Natural Gas Extraction 50,599
 Refining  11,576
Transportation   4,572
 Wholesale 3,247
 Retail  19,098
 Pipeline Construction  15,528
 Oilfield Machinery 0
 Texas  
 Oil and Natural Gas Extraction  287,091
 Refining  24,763
Transportation   24,654
 Wholesale  18,111
 Retail  74,240
 Pipeline Construction  39,413
 Oilfield Machinery 52,646
Mississippi  
 Oil and Natural Gas Extraction  5,432
 Refining  466
Transportation   1,616
 Wholesale 1,859
 Retail  14,259
 Pipeline Construction  2,964
 Oilfield Machinery  206