Distillate fuel continued to be the most exported U.S. petroleum product in 2017, averaging 1.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of gross exports. more


More than half of all U.S. motor gasoline exports went to Mexico in 2017. Changes to Mexico’s retail gasoline and diesel fuel markets, combined with low utilization of Mexico’s petroleum refineries, resulted in increased gasoline imports from the US. more

Natural Gas

Canada is the largest energy trading partner of the United States, based on the combined value of energy exports and imports. more

Power Generation

Total net energy imports to the United States fell to 7.3 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, a 35% decrease from 2016 and the lowest level since 1982. more


U.S. crude oil exports grew to an average of 1.1 million b/d in 2017. Crude oil exports in 2017 were nearly double those of 2016. Increase of U.S. crude oil exports were supported by increasing U.S. crude oil production and expanded infrastructure. more


Founded in 1984 by port directors around the state, the Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL) was started with the idea that great things can happen when people work together in common cause. more

Offshore & Marine

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