File Excessive in 2020, Regardless of Lockdown – Watts Up With That?

Visitor “Yee-hah! ” by David Middleton

JULY 20, 2021
U.S. crude oil exports reached document ranges in 2020 and stay excessive in 2021

Regardless of volatility in international oil markets, U.S. crude oil exports reached a document excessive in 2020. To this point this yr (as of July 9, 2021), U.S. crude oil exports have averaged three.00 million barrels per day (b/d). The newest four-week rolling common of U.S. crude oil exports reached three.51 million b/d, based on our Weekly Petroleum Standing Report.

In 2013, the U.S. authorities lifted export restrictions on minimally processed ultra-light oil. In the summertime of 2015, america and Mexico entered into an oil trade settlement, and the restrictions on oil exports had been absolutely lifted in December 2015. U.S. crude oil exports have elevated considerably since 2015 and have averaged round three.00 million b/d yearly since 2019.


U.S. crude oil infrastructure has expanded considerably since 2015 to facilitate crude oil exports from onshore manufacturing. Ports on the Texas Gulf Coast, notably Corpus Christi and Houston, have led the growth, permitting extra oil to be exported from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Basin. Because of the Gulf Coast’s many pipeline connections and environment friendly port infrastructure, most U.S. crude oil exports go away america from the Gulf Coast area.

Principal contributors: Jozef Lieskovsky, Richard Yan


The headline ought to have been:

Texas crude oil exports reached document ranges in 2020 and stay excessive in 2021

How’s that frac’ing ban going Joe?

In the course of the July 31, 2019 Democratic debate, when requested if there could be “anywhere for fossil fuels, together with coal and fracking, in a Biden administration,” Biden stated, “No, we might, we might work it out.”

“We might make certain it’s eradicated and no extra subsidies for both a type of, both—any fossil gasoline,” Biden stated.


Regardless of the Soviet-Saudi value warfare, the Shamdemic Lockdown, November coup d’état and Winter Storm Youthful Dryas, Permian Basin oil manufacturing is predicted to achieve four.7 million barrels per day in July.

July 2021 Drilling Productiveness Report

How about banning drilling on federal lands & waters? How’s that going Joe?

“No extra drilling on federal lands. No extra drilling, together with offshore. No means for the oil business to proceed to drill, interval, ends, primary.”

Joe Biden, March 15, 2020

APRIL 14, 2021
Gulf of Mexico crude oil manufacturing will enhance with new initiatives in 2021 and 2022

EIA forecasts U.S. crude oil manufacturing within the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to extend within the subsequent two years, based on the most recent Brief-Time period Power Outlook (STEO). By the tip of 2022, 13 new initiatives may account for about 12% of whole GOM crude oil manufacturing, or about 200,00zero barrels per day (b/d).

The GOM accounts for 15%–16% of U.S. crude oil manufacturing. In 2020, GOM crude oil manufacturing averaged 1.65 million b/d. Manufacturing is forecast to exceed 2020 ranges, reaching 1.71 million b/d in 2021 and 1.75 million b/d in 2022. Since 2000, the best crude oil manufacturing yr was 2019 at 1.9 million b/d.



Supply: U.S. Power Info Administration, Brief-Time period Power Outlook (STEO)

Thanks Joe!

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