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The United States is the largest consumer of oil in the world, and one of the largest producers. Because of this, large swings in the price of oil can have big impacts on the U.S. economy. The recent plunge in oil prices will provide a boost to consumers and many businesses, but it is important to acknowledge the adverse effects that this has on exporters and energy companies.