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How Much Petroleum Does The United States Import And Export? (2017)
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In 2017, the United States imported approximately 10.1 million barrels per day (MMb/d) of petroleum from about 70 countries. Petroleum includes crude oil, natural gas plant liquids, liquefied refinery gases, refined petroleum products such as…Learn more>>


What Are The Main Petroleum Products We Consume? (2017)

Gasoline is the main petroleum product consumed in the United States. In 2007, motor gasoline consumption reached a record high of about 9.3 million b/d (390 million gallons per day). In 2015, motor gasoline consumption averaged about 9.2 million b/d (385 million gallons per day), or about 47% of total U.S. petroleum consumption.learn more>>


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How Much Petroleum Does The World Consume?
Total world consumption of petroleum in 2015 was about 93 million b/d. The five largest petroleum-consuming countries in 2015, and their share of total world petroleum consumption:

United States (20.5%)
China (12.6%)
Japan (4.3%)
India (4.3%)
Russia (3.7%)






Renewable energy and nuclear power are the world’s fastest-growing energy sources, each increasing 2.5% per year. However, fossil fuels continue to supply nearly 80% of world energy use through 2040. Natural gas is the fastest-growing fossil fuel, as global supplies of tight gas, shale gas, and coalbed methane increase. …for more in-depth charts and reading>>

EIA Projects World Energy Consumption Will Increase 56% By 2040

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Oil And Natural Gas Import Reliance Of Major Economies Projected To Change Rapidly

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The 2019 Annual Energy Outlook projects declines in U.S. oil and natural gas imports as a result of increasing domestic production from tight oil and shale plays. U.S. liquid fuels net imports as a share of consumption is projected to decline from a high of 60% in 2005, and about 40% in 2012, to about 25% by 2016. The United States is also projected to become a net exporter of natural gas by 2018.