Abundant


  • Abundant-Truck.jpgThere's an abundant - and safe - supply of Oilheat to keep all of America warm and comfortable for many years to come. In the United States today, 6.4 million households use Oilheat. Based on an average of 2.6 or more persons per household, it is estimated that over 16.5 million consumers in our nation benefit from heating oil each year. (US Census Bureau, 2013 ACS One Year Survey)
  • There are over 50 oil-producing countries, and the U.S. is not dependent on any one country or region for its supply.
     
Crude Oil Imports Top 10 Countries, 2015
(According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration)  
  Country Imports (bbl/day)
1. Canada 3,765,000
2. Saudi Arabia 1,059,000
3. Mexico 758,000
4. Venezuela 827,000
5. Iraq 229,000
6. Russia 371,000
7. Columbia 395,000
8. Kuwait 204,000
9. Ecuador 231,000
10. Brazil 215,000
 
  • Crude oil is produced in 31 states.  The top 10 producing states, according to the Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration, are:
     
STATE THOUSAND BARRELS
Texas 92,649
North Dakota 28,463
Alaska 14,374
California 13,463
New Mexico 12,290
Oklahoma 11,544
Colorado 8,261
Wyoming 5,254
Louisiana 4,039
Kansas 2,778

See map: http://www.eia.gov/state/rankings/?sid=US#/series/46

  • The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve has a capacity of 727-million barrels, and is the largest stockpile of government-owned emergency crude oil in the world.
  • The Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve is a one-million barrel supply of ultra-low sulfur heating oil for homes and businesses in the Northeast.