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In this issue: US oil trends over the past 10 years have shown decreasing US imports from the Persian Gulf. Nine years ago, 8.6 mbpd of foreign crude oil was imported into the US, compared to below three mbpd this year. Read what's driving this trend and whether or not it will last.

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