US Crude Oil Imports by Year Chart 2009-2017

US Crude Oil Imports by Year Chart 2009-2017

US crude oil imports have dropped significantly since 2010, largely due to increased crude production in US shale plays. The chart above depicts US crude oil imports by year from 2009 through 2017 in thousand barrels.

Crude imports bottomed out in 2014 at 2,680,326 thousand barrels, but ticked back up in 2016 and 2017.

U.S. Crude Oil Imports by Year since 2009 were as follows:

Year Thousand Barrels
2009 3,402,467
2010 3,485,068
2011 3,352,601
2012 3,084,957
2013 2,810,724
2014 2,680,326
2015 2,687,409
2016 2,873,086
2017 2,885,820

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