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Energy Security: Issues Related to Potential Reductions in Venezuelan Oill Production

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Latin America,Venezuela

Venezuela supplies about 11% of current U.S. oil imports and owns five refineries in the U.S. This report reviews how the production and export of oil from Venezuela to the U.S. has changed in recent years, the potential impact of a reduction in Venezuelan oil exports to the U.S., and the status of U.S. government activities and policies to ensure a reliable supply of oil from Venezuela. From the Government Accountability Office