U.S. imports of crude oil and other petroleum products from Saudi Arabia have declined in recent years after peaking in the early 2000s, during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The United States imports about 11 percent of its oil from Saudi Arabia.

Source: “U.S. Imports from Saudi Arabia of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products,” Petroleum & Other Liquids, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Jan. 31, 2018, https://tinyurl.com/ycfkla72

Data for the graphic are as follows:

Year Barrels of Oil (in millions)
2000 575
2001 607
2002 567
2003 648
2004 570
2005 561
2006 534
2007 542
2008 560
2009 367
2010 400
2011 436
2012 500
2013 485
2014 426
2015 387
2016 405

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