Finally, farthest north, the SandRidge Energy complex, Kerr-McGee Corp.'s longtime headquarters, is blanked.
It's an unsettling photo. But the numbers Anewalt crunched are really scary. With no energy companies in the state and everyone with an energy or energy-related job unemployed, imagine this:
• The state unemployment rate would be 22.76 percent.
• The state gross domestic product would drop by one-third to $104.7 billion.
• State sales tax payments would decrease by 30 percent.
• Local sales tax payments would decrease by 37 percent.
Yet more data to show the direct ties between the oil and gas business and commercial real estate — and one of the biggest ties that binds Oklahoma City and this state together. Thanks, Julie, for helping us picture it.