Oklahoma is the best place on earth to do business in oil and gas. That's according to a new global petroleum survey. But Texas is not far behind it's neighbor to the north. Mississippi, New Mexico, Kansas and West Virginia are also in the top 10. Wyoming, Ohio, Louisiana, Colorado, Montana and Utah made it to the top 25. Oil and gas-producing regions were ranked according to their business climates, with the fewest so-called investment barriers such as high tax rates, strict regulatory regimes, and uncertainty over environmental regulation.
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