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Table 5.3 Petroleum Imports by Type, 1949-2011 (Thousand Barrels per Day)
Table 5.3  Petroleum Imports by Type, 1949-2011
                     (Thousand Barrels per Day)




Year



Crude
Oil 1,2
Petroleum Products


Total
Petroleum

Asphalt and
Road Oil

Distillate
Fuel Oil

Jet
Fuel 3
Liquefied Petroleum Gases
Motor
Gasoline 5
Motor Gasoline
Blending
Components

Residual
Fuel Oil

Unfinished
Oils

Other
Products 6


Total
Propane 4 Total
1949 421 3 5 [3] 0 0 0 0 206 10 0 224 645
1950 487 5 7 [3] 0 0 (s) [7] 329 21 1 363 850
1951 491 7 5 [3] 0 0 1 [7] 326 14 0 354 844
1952 573 7 7 [3] 0 0 5 [7] 351 9 0 380 952
1953 648 7 9 [3] 0 0 1 [7] 360 9 0 386 1,034
1954 656 9 9 [3] 0 0 3 [7] 354 21 (s) 396 1,052
1955 782 9 12 [3] 0 0 13 [7] 417 15 0 466 1,248
1956 934 10 14 21 0 0 5 [7] 445 7 (s) 502 1,436
1957 1,023 18 23 25 0 0 8 [7] 475 3 (s) 552 1,574
1958 953 20 41 57 0 0 38 [7] 499 92 (s) 747 1,700
1959 965 19 48 37 0 0 37 [7] 610 63 (s) 814 1,780
1960 1,015 17 35 34 NA 4 27 [7] 637 45 (s) 799 1,815
1961 1,045 18 48 28 NA 5 29 [7] 666 69 8 872 1,917
1962 1,126 18 32 30 NA 6 38 [7] 724 89 18 955 2,082
1963 1,131 17 25 41 NA 7 44 [7] 747 87 24 992 2,123
1964 1,198 16 32 33 NA 11 29 [7] 808 89 42 1,060 2,259
1965 1,238 17 36 81 NA 21 28 [7] 946 92 10 1,229 2,468
1966 1,225 17 38 86 NA 29 43 [7] 1,032 97 7 1,348 2,573
1967 1,128 18 51 89 11 27 42 [7] 1,085 97 2 1,409 2,537
1968 1,291 17 132 105 15 32 59 [7] 1,120 80 4 1,549 2,840
1969 1,409 13 139 125 14 35 62 [7] 1,265 106 12 1,757 3,166
1970 1,324 17 147 144 26 52 67 [7] 1,528 108 32 2,095 3,419
1971 1,681 20 153 180 32 70 59 [7] 1,583 124 56 2,245 3,926
1972 2,216 25 182 194 43 89 68 [7] 1,742 125 101 2,525 4,741
1973 3,244 23 392 212 71 132 134 [7] 1,853 137 129 3,012 6,256
1974 3,477 31 289 163 59 123 204 [7] 1,587 121 117 2,635 6,112
1975 4,105 14 155 133 60 112 184 [7] 1,223 36 95 1,951 6,056
1976 5,287 11 146 76 68 130 131 [7] 1,413 32 87 2,026 7,313
1977 6,615 4 250 75 86 161 217 [7] 1,359 31 95 2,193 8,807
1978 6,356 2 173 86 57 123 190 [7] 1,355 27 50 2,008 8,363
1979 6,519 4 193 78 88 217 181 [7] 1,151 59 54 1,937 8,456
1980 5,263 4 142 80 69 216 140 [7] 939 55 72 1,646 6,909
1981 4,396 4 173 38 70 244 157 24 800 112 48 1,599 5,996
1982 3,488 5 93 29 63 226 197 42 776 174 84 1,625 5,113
1983 3,329 7 174 29 44 190 247 47 699 234 94 1,722 5,051
1984 3,426 18 272 62 67 195 299 83 681 231 171 2,011 5,437
1985 3,201 35 200 39 67 187 381 67 510 318 130 1,866 5,067
1986 4,178 29 247 57 110 242 326 72 669 250 153 2,045 6,224
1987 4,674 36 255 67 88 190 384 60 565 299 146 2,004 6,678
1988 5,107 31 302 90 106 209 405 57 644 360 196 2,295 7,402
1989 5,843 31 306 106 111 181 369 66 629 348 183 2,217 8,061
1990 5,894 32 278 108 115 188 342 62 504 413 198 2,123 8,018
1991 5,782 28 205 67 91 147 297 36 453 413 198 1,844 7,627
1992 6,083 27 216 82 85 131 294 41 375 443 195 1,805 7,888
1993 6,787 32 184 100 103 160 247 27 373 491 219 1,833 8,620
1994 7,063 37 203 117 124 183 356 20 314 413 291 1,933 8,996
1995 7,230 36 193 106 102 146 265 48 187 349 276 1,605 8,835
1996 7,508 27 230 111 119 166 336 166 248 367 319 1,971 9,478
1997 8,225 32 228 91 113 169 309 200 194 353 360 1,936 10,162
1998 8,706 28 210 124 137 194 311 209 275 302 350 2,002 10,708
1999 8,731 34 250 128 122 182 382 217 237 317 375 2,122 10,852
2000 9,071 28 295 162 161 215 427 223 352 274 414 2,389 11,459
2001 9,328 26 344 148 140 206 454 298 295 378 393 2,543 11,871
2002 9,140 27 267 107 145 183 498 311 249 410 337 2,390 11,530
2003 9,665 12 333 109 168 225 518 367 327 335 373 2,599 12,264
2004 10,088 43 325 127 209 263 496 451 426 490 436 3,057 13,145
2005 10,126 43 329 190 233 328 603 510 530 582 473 3,588 13,714
2006 10,118 50 365 186 228 332 475 669 350 689 473 3,589 13,707
2007 10,031 40 304 217 182 247 413 753 372 717 375 3,437 13,468
2008 9,783 25 213 103 185 253 302 789 349 763 337 3,132 12,915
2009 9,013 22 225 81 147 182 223 719 331 677 217 2,678 11,691
2010 R 9,213 20 R 228 R 98 R 121 R 153 R 134 R 741 R 366 R 606 R 234 R 2,580 R 11,793
2011P 8,921 22 176 69 108 133 105 707 353 623 251 2,438 11,360
1Includes lease condensate. 7Included in "Motor Gasoline."
2Includes imports for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, which began in 1977.  See Table 5.17. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  NA=Not available.  (s)=Less than 500 barrels per day.  
3Through 1955, naphtha-type jet fuel is included in "Motor Gasoline."  Through 1964, kerosene-type jet
fuel is included with kerosene in "Other Products."  Beginning in 2005, naphtha-type jet fuel is included in
"Other Products."
Notes:  -  Includes imports from U.S. possessions and territories.  -  Totals may not equal sum of
components due to independent rounding.
4Includes propylene. Web Pages:  -  See http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/#petroleum for updated monthly and
annual data.  -  See http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/ for related information.
5Finished motor gasoline.  Through 1955, also includes naphtha-type jet fuel.  Through 1963, also
includes aviation gasoline and special naphthas.  Through 1980, also includes motor gasoline blending
components.
Sources:  -  1949-1975-Bureau of Mines, Mineral Industry Surveys, Petroleum Statement, Annual,
annual reports.  -  1976-1980-U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Energy Data Reports,
Petroleum Statement, Annual, annual reports.  -  1981-2010-EIA, Petroleum Supply Annual, annual
reports.  -  2011-EIA, Petroleum Supply Monthly (February 2012).
6Aviation gasoline blending components, kerosene, lubricants, pentanes plus, petrochemical
feedstocks, petroleum coke, waxes, other hydrocarbons and oxygenates, and miscellaneous products. 
Through 1964, also includes kerosene-type jet fuel.  Beginning in 1964, also includes aviation gasoline and
special naphthas.  Beginning in 2005, also includes naphtha-type jet fuel.
 
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