As it turns out, Americans aren't as addicted to oil as they used to be. Despite cheap oil prices and the shale boom, oil usage is actually down—it's lowest in 40 years. In this exellent interative from Bloomberg, they explore why this might be and allow users to track the decline of oil usage over a span of several decades.
Check it out by clicking on the image below. It'll make you rethink how Americans use oil.