Overview of U.S. Petroleum Production, Imports, Exports, and Consumption
(million barrels per day)
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a Includes crude oil and natural gas plant liquids. This data series has been revised from 1975 forward to exclude the field production of other liquids including: finished motor gasoline, motor gasoline blending components, and other hydrocarbons and oxygenates.
b Includes lease condensate.
c Includes imports for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which began in 1977.
d Beginning in 1985, motor gasoline blending components and aviation gasoline blending components are included.
eNet imports is equal to Imports minus Exports.
Domestic production, imports, exports, and U.S. petroleum consumption by transportation sector:
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, tables 3.1, 3.3b and 3.7c, available at https://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/index.php as of Apr. 12, 2022.
U.S. and World petroleum consumption:
1960-70: Ibid., Annual Energy Review (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), tables 5.1 and 11.10.
1975-2020: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, International, Annual refined petroleum products consumption, available at https://www.eia.gov/international/data/world as of Nov. 29, 2021.