Crude oil and natural gas play an essential part in our daily lives, supplying 65 percent of the energy used in the United States. Follow a barrel of oil as it makes its way from the oil field to your local service station.
Watch how crude oil becomes the fuel we use every day.
The United States consumes approximately 25 percent of the world's energy and pays less for fuel than many other countries. How does the U.S. compare to other countries?
Read about how countries compare.