What, exactly, would that make Preside Mumbles? Knuckledraggin wants to know
Within months of President Joe Biden halting the Keystone Pipeline, pausing new oil and gas leases on federal lands, and imposing further restrictions on U.S. oil companies, U.S. oil imports from Russia set a new record in March. MORE
HMMM, and, from the Tennessee Star, this bit of info. Take careful of the dates I highlighted in red
According to International Energy Agency, U.S. imports of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia reached 22.9 million barrels in March, the highest level since August 2010. They had reached over 25 million barrels in April 2009.
Crude oil imports from Russia in March stood at 6.1 million barrels, making Russia the third-largest oil exporter to the United States.
The spike in U.S. imports of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia began in 2002 and continued to climb in 2010. They dipped down in 2014 and rose significantly in 2020, according to an IEA analysis.
In 2019, the U.S. led the world in crude export with Texas as the largest producing state. Texas remains the largest exporter of crude oil and of total exports in the U.S.
In 2017, the U.S. became a net natural gas exporter on an annual basis, which it continued through 2018, meaning it exported more natural gas than it imported.
HMMM, under Trump, we led in the exporting of oil, now, under Mumbles, we are importing more and more. We went from energy independence to, importing oil from countries which are not our best friends. Looks like we traded a leader who put the country first to another politician who puts rival states first