Definition: This entry is the total oil imported in barrels per day (bbl/day), including both crude oil and oil products.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Oil - imports map
Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plunge
Great Falls Tribune - 12/15/2014 11:58:19 PM
The country has an ambitious socialist program of government ... Japan, which relies heavily on oil imports, is a big beneficiary of lower costs, said Jamie Webster, an oil analyst at IHS, a consultancy. The savings may encourage Japan's chronically ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
Having to import oil is a tremendous failure for PDVSA, for Venezuela." Used as the government's cash cow, PDVSA was forced to fund many of the country's graft-ridden social programs as well as cover the political campaign expenses for Chávez's successor ...
Winners And Losers From The Oil Price Plunge
Sky News HD - 12/17/2014 1:47:29 PM
For several years, global oil prices were fairly stable, sitting at around $110 a barrel. But since June prices have almost halved to around $60 a barrel. This is good news for countries which import oil, with motorists having to pay less to fill up their ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/6/2014 11:44:31 AM
It's also created a windfall for countries, companies and consumers that use all that oil. The latest evidence came in Friday's trade data, which showed that U.S. oil imports—measured in dollars—fell in October to their lowest levels since November of ...
Opec: World energy watchdog IEA cuts oil demand forecast
Daily Telegraph - 12/12/2014 9:42:53 AM
Under its charter, all IEA countries which are net oil importers must stockpile at least 90 days’ worth of the previous year’s imports in order to safeguard against any sudden disruptions to world energy markets. According to the IEA, its members now ...
North American will supply the world with oil by 2019: Exxon
The Star - 12/10/2014 2:07:07 AM
The use of coal, now the world’s second most important fuel after oil, will eventually slip as countries try to reduce air pollution ... be exporting more oil and liquid hydrocarbons than it imports, a remarkable turnaround for a region that was a ...
Other views: Get the US back into oil-exporting
Lansing State Journal - 12/19/2014 7:07:14 PM
In 1975, the U.S. was dependent on foreign oil, two-thirds of which was supplied by the unfriendly Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... Information Administration projecting that crude imports will account for only one-fifth of U.S ...
Pakistan and the fall in oil prices
Pakistan Today - 12/19/2014 11:17:47 PM
Energy is closely intertwined with the fortunes of countries. Among other things ... Oil and oil commodities make up nearly a third of Pakistan’s imports, and any fall in oil prices is bound to reduce pressures on the rupee Circa 2007, Pakistan ...
Will Oil Price Decline Be The Trigger For A Larger Global Economic Slowdown?
Seeking Alpha - 12/7/2014 3:36:34 AM
As movements of imports and exports are choreographed, this means that an oil exporting country will be importing less (thus reducing the exports from other countries). This is occurring simultaneously with a slowing global economy. Relatively fast change ...
Nigerian budget slashed by slumping oil prices
The Grand Island Independent - 12/17/2014 11:17:10 AM
She said she has tried to make up for dropped oil prices by raising non-oil revenue ... Ikonjo-Iweala said in an interview last week that the country's food import bill has dropped by nearly $1 billion in the past three years because of growth in the ...
Where to Focus in Emerging Markets with the Oil Price Collapse
Investors Business Daily - 12/17/2014 6:40:58 PM
India imports 75% of its total oil needs, with the country's import bill amounting to $150 billion last year. Furthermore, the government heavily subsidizes oil and provided over $14 billion in oil subsidies in the most recent financial year. With oil ...
Top Oil Imports by Country: Where the U.S. Gets Its Oil
Think Advisor - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
As world oil prices gyrate in rhythm with the unrest sweeping Middle Eastern/North African (MENA) countries (and prices rise on investment ... about a direct effect on the availability of oil from Libya can rest easy. While the U.S. Dept.
Getting over oil
Earth Island Institute - 12/19/2014 11:53:34 PM
No country shall produce oil at above its present depletion rate. No country shall import [oil] at above the world depletion rate. The governments of Sweden and Iceland have taken the lead in establishing official goals of completely ending their nations ...
Oil's cheap, so why isn't everybody happy?
THE NATION - 12/18/2014 5:06:44 PM
This would not only help save the country's capital outflow in terms of oil imports - which represent 10 per cent of the nation's gross domestic product or Bt400 billion - it would also help reduce production costs, especially in logistics and transport ...
Oil Politics In West Asia: Concerns For India – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 12/18/2014 7:05:26 AM
Energy imports from the region constituted around ... India is making the mistake like the Western countries of viewing the region through the prism of only “oil” and “gas” while ignoring its rich cultural, diverse and historical relations which ...