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Analysis of Short and Mid-Term U.S. Oil Imports from Venezuela

Henry S. Weigel

Analysis of Short and Mid-Term U.S. Oil Imports from Venezuela

by Henry S. Weigel

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Published by Energy Information Administration .
Written in English


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StatementHenry S. Weigel.
SeriesAnalysis Memorandum
The Physical Object
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  In Venezuela today, as in Chile in the s, U.S. intervention relies on an ongoing counterrevolutionary effort, with elites using the revolutionary potential of the masses to frighten the middle class. 40 This brings us to another key feature of the present conjuncture: the class dynamics of the street protests, characterized as “food riots. An acronym is an abbreviation coined from the initial letter of each successive word in a term or phrase. In general, an acronym made up solely from the first letter of the major words in the expanded form is rendered in all capital letters (NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an exception would be ASEAN for Association of Southeast Asian Nations).

  In late , Venezuela also entered selective default on some of its sovereign and state oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., (PDVSA) bonds. Domestic production and industry continues to severely underperform and the Venezuelan Government continues to rely on imports to meet its basic food and consumer goods needs.   Yet during Bolton’s tenure, the Trump administration blocked Venezuela’s ability to trade gold, froze the assets of state oil company PDVSA (including U.S. based subsidiary Citgo Petroleum), sanctioned Venezuela’s Central Bank, and imposed an economic embargo.

The quote cited by Rohter here was spoken in the film by an oil industry analyst, Phil Flynn, who appears for about 30 seconds in a clip from U.S. broadcast TV. It turns out that Rohter is mistaken, and Flynn is correct. Flynn is speaking in April (which is clear in the .   Venezuela is trying to develop new markets for its oil at a time of increasing friction with its main customer, the United States. But a significant short-term shift in oil relations between.


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Analysis of Short and Mid-Term U.S. Oil Imports from Venezuela by Henry S. Weigel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Venezuela exported aboutbarrels per day of crude and fuel in July, almost unchanged versus the previous month, as U.S. sanctions on PDVSA continued limiting sales, according to Refinitiv Eikon and internal data from the state-run company.

The share of oil from the Middle East in India's imports rose to a seven month high of % in June, while imports from Latin America plunged to their lowest in 11 years as India did not import Venezuelan oil which is facing U.S.

sanctions. Nayara has halted imports from Venezuela while Reliance has obtained permission from the United States. As late asoil produced from Aruba, Curacao and Venezuela accounted for 44 percent of German oil imports.

Germany did not buy oil directly from Venezuela but from U.S. and British-Dutch oil companies which shipped Venezuelan crude to refineries in Aruba and Curacao and then sold the final product in Europe. U.S. sanctions have driven Venezuela's oil exports to their lowest levels in nearly 80 years, starving President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government of its main source of revenue and leaving authorities short of cash for essential imports such as food and medicine.

Under current U.S. law, crude oil produced in the United States cannot be exported without a license, while domestic crude oil production and imports from Canada could exceed six. NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY, Aug 6 (Reuters) - U.S. glass manufacturer O-I Glass Inc is seeking to seize an oil tanker owned by Venezuela to collect part of a $ million arbitration award it won after the expropriation of two manufacturing plants, according to a summons filed with a.

On average, U.S. refineries produce, from a gallon barrel of crude oil, about 19 to 20 gallons of motor gasoline; 11 to 12 gallons of distillate fuel most of which is sold as diesel fuel; and 4 gallons of jet fuel.

More than a dozen other petroleum products are also produced in refineries including liquids the petrochemical industry uses to. Prior tothe United States had viewed Venezuela as a stalwart production hub. Indeed, Venezuela steadily supplied some 15 percent of U.S. oil and gasoline imports-often a larger share than was delivered by Saudi Arabia.

Venezuela, along with Mexico and Canada, had become essential to the U.S. diversification strategy. Supply and demand analysis – domestic supply and demand, price, and market fundamentals analysis; Forecasting - short- and mid-term natural gas (including LNG imports) forecasts; Production capacities – oil and natural gas production trends and regional maps; Special feature – deeper analysis of sector reform from our analysts.

40%, respectively. Crude oil from Saudi Arabia accounted for 51% of Brazil’s total crude oil imports in 9 • InBrazil importedb/d of petroleum products, up 26% from the previous year. 10 The United States was the largest source of Brazil’s petroleum products imports, accounting forb/d of imports in Brent crude oil futures were at $ per barrel, 43 cents, or percent, above their last close.

With U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela in place, analysts said global oil markets remained. The economy of Venezuela is based largely on the petroleum and manufacturing sectors and has been in a state of total economic collapse since the mids. Venezuela is the sixth largest member of OPEC by oil production.

Since the s, Venezuela has been a rentier state, offering oil as its main export. The nation has experienced hyperinflation since Preliminary import data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicates that the United States imported a total of kb/d of Venezuelan crude oil in January.

While this number represents a significant decline relative to years past, import numbers had levelized over the second half of Figure shows the monthly imports of crude oil into the United States since There had been a steady increase in imports fromwhen 4 million b/d were being imported, to August when million b/d were imported.

Since then the trend has been back down due to increased production and reduced demand in the United States. 4) Venezuela before Chavez. Between andVenezuela's per capita GDP had grown at a rate of barely percent. Between and it grew at percent per annum.

This would cause imports, which have already fallen by more than 75 percent over the past five years, to fall further. This means more shortages and further economic decline, since much of Venezuela’s domestic production is dependent on imports. The executive order carries an exemption for oil imports from Venezuela.

Venezuela is in the throes of its most tumultuous political and economic period in decades. The collapse of global energy prices has wreaked havoc on the country’s economy. Estimates vary, but oil production has fallen from a peak of around million barrels per day in to somewhere between million and million barrels per day today.

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Look to the new business information powerhouse, IHS Markit - supporting customers in + countries, including 85% of the Fortune Global Learn more about the Venezuela economy, including the population of Venezuela, GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom.

For comparison, Venezuela, when the economy was growing, spent about $2 billion per year on medicines. Total goods imports for are estimated at $ billion. At the time of these sanctions, Venezuela was already suffering from a deep recession and balance-of-payments problems that necessitated a debt restructuring.In the short-run, oil prices may not be greatly impacted by regime change in Venezuela since for now the flow of oil from Venezuela to the U.S.

and domestic fuel imports to the South American. Venezuela’s oil industry has been in a tailspin in recent years, with the country’s crude oil production falling from million barrels per day (bpd) in to only million bpd at the.