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Oil Production and Prices in the United States: About Oil Production and Prices in the US

Learn about the statistics available in Data Planet relevant to oil production and prices in the United States.

About Oil Production and Prices Datasets

The Data-Planet repository includes many indicators related to oil production and prices in the United States, primarily sourced from the United States Energy Information Administration. Statistics range from the amount of crude oil production in the US, including offshore production, to the price of heating oil and gasoline by grade.

The data source, the Energy Information Administration (EIA), was created by Congress in 1977 and is an independent statistical and analytical agency within the United States Department of Energy. Its mission is to provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

Subject Guides on Energy Prices, Production, and Consumption in the United States

Electricity and Fuel Oil Prices in the United States

Oil Production and Prices in the United States

US State Energy Data System

For international data on energy resources and demand, search on the broad subject classification of Energy Resources and Industries and on geography by nation.

Oil Production and Prices: DataSheet and Search Examples

Clink on the links below to view DataSheets comprising statistical abstracts complete with infographics of indicators relevant to oil production and prices in the US in Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference. From the infographic, you can also enter Data-Planet Statistical Datasets to further manipulate the data and explore relationships between these statistics and other indicators in the vast Data-Planet repository. [Note that when you are logged into Statistical Ready Reference, you can also create an updated version of the DataSheet to view the latest version of the data.]

The indicators below are linked to DataSheets. These are just a sampling to give you an idea of the granularity of the available data. There are many, many more indicators on this topic in the repository - add additional search terms or contact your library staff for help in formulating your search strategy.

US Crude Oil Production

US Offshore Crude Oil Production

Crude Oil Imports

Oil Prices, Futures

Oil Prices, Spot Market

Residential Heating Oil Prices

Wholesale Heating Oil Prices

Retail Gasoline Prices – All Grades

Retail Gasoline Prices – Regular Grade

Retail Gasoline Prices – Mid-Grade

Retail Gasoline Prices – Premium Grade

Retail Gasoline Prices – Diesel

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Sample DataSheet: Crude Oil Imports into the US

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