US EIA reminder: Strait of Hormuz world’s most important oil chokepoint; almost 20% of oil traded worldwide
Green Car Congress
DECEMBER 31, 2011
The Strait is located between Oman and Iran, and connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea. The Suez Canal is located in Egypt, and connects the Red Sea and Gulf of Suez with the Mediterranean Sea, spanning 120 miles. It is located between Yemen, Djibouti, and Eritrea, and connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea.