U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Vehicle Technologies Office
Fact #192: November 26, 2001
Where Does Our Imported Oil Come From?
The top 10 countries from which the United States imports oil are listed in the graph below. Imports from these countries made up about 79% of U.S. oil imports during the first 8 months of 2001. Four are members of the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Top 10 Countries from Which the United States Imports Oill
(8-month average for 2001)
Top Ten Countries from Which the United States Imports Oil 2001 8-month average
(thousand barrels per day)
Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, October 2001, Table 3.3.
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