The Availability and Price of Petroleum and Petroleum Products Produced in Countries Other Than Iran

August 24, 2012

This is the fourth in a series of reports prepared in fulfillment of section 1245(d)(4)(A) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2012, which requires the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) to “submit to Congress a report on the availability and price of petroleum and petroleum products produced in countries other than Iran in the 60-day period preceding the submission of the report.” EIA consulted with the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, and the intelligence community in the process of developing this report. Readers are encouraged to consult previous editions of this report for detailed background and contextual information not repeated here.