Oil Security

Blog Post | January 01, 2006 - 12:00 am

America's dependence on foreign sources of oil continues to grow. Without significant reduction in vehicle miles traveled, implementation of more fuel-efficient technology, or use of a diversity of fuels, this trend will continue.

Percentage of Oil Imported

Source: EERE's Transportation Energy Data Book Ed. 24

Projected Percentage of Oil Imported

Source: EIA's Annual Energy Outlook (2005)

Many countries supplying oil to the U.S. are politically unstable or have potentially disruptive labor disagreements.

Nations Exporting Oil to the U.S.

Source: eia.doe.gov