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US energy independent by 2025: what does this mean?


US energy independent by 2025: what does this mean?

Report summary

The US will achieve energy independence by 2025.  However, key uncertainties could accelerate or slow this passage from being a net energy importer to net exporter.  Regardless of the timing of independence, the US has started its transformation from energy consuming giant to prominent exporter with shifting risks and new responsibilities.


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This Macroeconomics and Global Trends Insight report presents our research on this key topic, and draws out the implications for economies and commodity markets.

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  • Executive summary
  • Does US energy independence matter?
  • The fundamentals behind independence: more production and lower demand
    • Shale gas and tight oil production growth
    • Demand is also decreasing
    • Meanwhile, China coaxes coal out of the US
  • On track for independence but uncertainties could impact timing
    • What could allow the US to gain energy independence before 2025?
      • Lifting the crude oil export ban
      • Tight oil production could be even higher
      • US transport demand could fall faster
    • What would delay or threaten US energy independence?
  • Conclusion

In this report there are 6 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • US energy net trade by fuel
  • Does US energy independence matter?
  • The fundamentals behind independence: more production and lower demand
    • US crude oil production
    • US natural gas production
    • Total US energy demand
  • On track for independence but uncertainties could impact timing
    • Illustrative graphic showing how crude oil export ban affects relative pricing
    • US transport demand and on-road passenger vehicle fleet efficiency
  • Conclusion
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