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  • 95,000 Californians work directly for the petroleum industry in California, 14,500 of them in refineries
  • When indirect employment is considered, the number of jobs associated with the petroleum industry grows to 333,000
  • The petroleum industry generates $17 billion in wages and salaries annually
  • Individuals and companies engaged in the petroleum industry generate $5.8 billion in taxes and fees paid to the State of California each year

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