Did you know the average mom changes 7,300 diapers by their child’s second birthday? Or that the average preschooler requires mom’s attention once every four minutes?

Without a doubt, motherhood is one of the toughest jobs in the world.

Once a year is not enough to say thank you to our mothers for all the work they continue to do throughout our lives. That’s why the Oklahoma oil and natural gas industry is committed to making life easier and more efficient —powering mothers, so that they can power the rest of us.

Here are a few ways moms power our lives. And this Mother’s Day be sure to thank your mom for all she does to power your family.

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