WATCH: CEC’s Mark Milke on EU imports of foreign oil from tyrannies and autocracies

'Two-thirds of the imports into Europe come from countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia'

By CEC Staff

Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Research Mark Milke joined Business Insider host Mario Toneguzzi to discuss the reliance of European Union nations on imported oil from countries with poor civil rights records like Russia and Saudi Arabia.

The Fact Sheet revealed that in the past 15 years, the EU has imported 61.5 billion barrels of foreign crude oil, an average of over 4 billion barrels a year, with more than two-thirds of it coming from countries considered “Not Free” by Washington DC-based think tank Freedom House, which has measured and ranked countries and territories by their degree of freedom since 1973

Watch the full interview here or watch above.