U.S. continues to import less while exporting more
Total net energy imports to the United States fell to 7.3 quadrillion BTUs (quads) in 2017, a 35% decrease from 2016 and the lowest level since 1982, when both gross imports and gross exports were much lower, the EIA said today in a new report.

Gross energy imports have been generally decreasing from a high of 34.7 quads in 2007; however, the larger factor leading to the reduction in the net energy trade balance has been increasing energy exports.

Gross energy exports rose to 18 quadrill...

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