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The Availability and Price of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Produced in Countries Other Than Iran

Released August 24, 2012

This is the fourth in a series of reports to Congress on the availability and price of petroleum and petroleum products produced in countries other than Iran in the 60-day period preceding the submission of the report.

map of Strait of Hormuz World Oil Transit Chokepoints

with updated data on oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz

Release Date: August 22, 2012

World oil transit chokepoints are a critical part of global energy security. About half of the world's oil production moves on maritime routes.

map of Libya The Return of Libya

Release Date: December 7, 2011

The pace of Libya's reentry into world oil markets has exceeded our prior expectations and those of many other outside observers. While opinions vary significantly on the eventual trajectory for Libyan oil production, nearly all forecasts have steadily shifted upwards as the country's oil sector and related institutions continue to progress.

Data Tables

Other Reports

International Energy Outlook
International energy projections through 2035, includes outlooks for major energy fuels and associated carbon dioxide emissions.

Short-Term Energy Outlook
Includes international oil forecasts by month through 2012.

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update
Gasoline and diesel fuel prices released weekly.

U.S. Imports by Country of Origin
Imports of crude oil and petroleum products by country of origin.

World Liquefied Natural Gas Imports and Exports by Country
Annual statistics for imports and exports of LNG by country of origin.