The New American Revolution: US crude goes global

Published October 2018

The growth in US crude production over the last several years has revolutionized the global markets, with daily crude exports set to hit nearly 4 million barrels/day in 2020 from virtually nothing just three years ago. In this special report, S&P Global Platts looks at both the local and global impacts of the US' crude exports, tracing their path from the Permian Basin and Bakken Formation, through the country's vast pipeline network and out to the regional demand centers that have come to rely heavily on American oil.