U.S. Petroleum Production, Products Supplied, and Net Imports (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
The United States now imports more petroleum than it produces domestically.
U.S. dependence on foreign sources for a product of such critical importance to the U.S. economy and society has prompted national security concerns.
|Total Petroleum Products Supplied||May-00||May-01|
|Total (thousand barrels per day)||19,345||19,077|
|Total petroleum products supplied percent change from same month previous year||3.42||-1.39|
|Net Petroleum Imports||May-00||May-01|
|Total (thousand barrels per day)||10,125||10,836|
|Net petroleum imports percent change from same month previous year||-4.45||7.02|
|U.S. Petroleum Production||May-00||May-01|
|Total (thousand barrels per day)||8,174||7,940|
|U.S. petroleum production percent change from same month previous year||-0.13||-2.86|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, June 2001, Available at: http://www.eia.doe.gov/mer.
NOTE: Petroleum products supplied is a proxy for consumption.