Who gets what from imported oil?

Oil is always big news. Every increase in its price is thought to raise fuel costs to the detriment of consumers while generating benefits to foreign oil producers. But this is a misconception, one of many surrounding oil prices and their impact on products like diesel, gasoline and jet fuel. This informational brochure has been prepared in an attempt to help clear up one of these misconceptions by answering the question: Who is getting what from the price paid for oil?