American Imports From OPEC Plunge To A 25-Year Low [CHART]

Complete American energy independence will always remain a myth.

But as AEI’s Mark Perry observes, the U.S. really is weaning itself off OPEC. According to new EIA data, imports from OPEC’s member states have now fallen to a 25-year low.

Here’s Perry’s chart:

mark perry opec imports

It’s a -38% reduction from the peak of 5.4 million barrels in 2008.

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