At a Glance: America’s Russian Oil Imports

As Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, critics, including Ohio’s U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, are lamenting President Biden’s 2021 decision to shut down the Keystone XL Pipeline project and for not taking steps to halt Russian oil imports into the U.S. The U.S. imported 245 million barrels of Russian crude oil and petroleum products last year — a surge of about 24% over 2020, according to the Energy Information Administration. 3/2/2022