Saudi Arabia has a bigger trade surplus with the US than Canada.
Saudi oil company ARAMCO considered being listed on the NY stock exchange until they found out about SEC reporting requirements.
Most issues in the middle east can be traced back to the allied powers splitting up the Ottoman Empire with no consideration of the populations involved.
First Gulf war was largely to protect Kuwait who's royal family is related to the Saudi royal family.
US exports gasoline but is a net importer of crude oil, mostly from Canada and Mexico.