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, 2014See also: Oil - imports map
Our View: Limiting oil imports would help to protect American producers
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 4/28/2016 6:20:03 AM
They are right that a limitation should be set on the amount of oil imports from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Representatives of ... OPEC has manipulated the world oil market for too long. Remember the 1973 oil embargo, where Arab ...
OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 4/30/2016 4:51:46 AM
... dependent on oil imports, tacked toward the Arab States on foreign policy questions in an attempt to ensure reliable oil supply. Across the world, higher oil prices caused a jump in inflation. Developing countries that imported oil were worst hit ...
India's Reliance March oil imports up 22 pct y/y - trade
Reuters - 4/29/2016 11:33:49 AM
NEW DELHI, April 29 (Reuters) - Reliance Industries, owner of the world's biggest refining complex, shipped in 22 percent more oil in March compared with last year, when its imports were less due to maintenance shutdown of a few units at its 660,000 ...
India's oil imports from Middle East rise to 59 percent
bilbaoya.com - 4/27/2016 8:58:43 AM
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told the Lok Sabha in a written reply that India imported 109.09 million tonnes (MT) of crude from 10 countries in the Middle East between April 2015 and February 2016, which was 59.22 percent of the total oil imports ...
Saudi Aramco Studying Offers For Indian Oil Refinery Stakes: Oil Minister
NDTV - 4/25/2016 4:32:03 PM
the world's third-biggest oil consumer, imports almost 80 percent of its crude requirements, mostly from Middle East nations. In the first quarter, Saudi Arabia was India's biggest exporter of oil, sending about 889,000 barrel per day (bpd) to the country ...
Fears Venezuelan imports heading for 60% slide
Financial Times - 4/29/2016 9:42:17 PM
Venezuela’s imports have plunged 40 per cent in the past year, heightening the misery of its beleaguered people, according to estimates by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The country, which boasts the largest oil reserves in the world, is on course for a ...
China Crude Imports Hit Record: How Will It Affect Global Market?
Yahoo Finance - 4/19/2016 3:06:07 PM
The country’s production is 2.8% higher than ... production at the old oilfields wasn’t economical. China’s crude oil imports China is the second-largest crude oil consumer in the world after the US. It’s also one of the largest crude oil ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
(Photo: Ariana Cubillos, AP) CARACAS, Venezuela — For the first time in its 100-year history of oil production, Venezuela is importing crude — a new embarrassment for the country with the world's largest ... Having to import oil is a tremendous failure ...
Oil - A War By Other Means
Seeking Alpha - 4/27/2016 4:15:22 PM
Throughout the ages, war has been used as a tool of policy by a range of governments, however with the end of World ... oil dependent economy because it would reduce demand for crude from OPEC. In fact, by mid-2013 OPEC customers were limiting their oil ...
A Fully Traceable And Ethical Palm Oil Supply Chain by 2020: Reality Or Bluster?
Forbes - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
France has recently issued an additional tax on palm oil imports, expecting sustainably-produced products ... Indonesia is one of the most corrupt countries in the world, according to Transparency International’s rankings, and operating any certification ...
Saudi Arabia Pledges to End Oil Dependence by 2020
wingatewire.com - 4/29/2016 8:59:20 PM
Some oil-producing countries ... provides only 11 percent of US oil imports. Currently, 70 percent of Saudis work in the public sector, where the government spends heavily on wages. Saudi Arabia was the world's third-biggest military spender in 2015.
Iran to halt gasoline imports as refinery comes online
Fuel Fix - 4/27/2016 1:52:12 PM
The first phase of the 360,000-barrel-a-day Persian Gulf Star plant will be completed during the current Iranian year, which ends next March, according to the Oil Ministry ... million-liter-a-day import market for gasoline, the country may be able ...
Iran plans to stop gasoline imports once refinery finished
Gulf News - 4/29/2016 1:49:50 PM
The first phase of the 360,000-barrel-a-day plant will be completed during the current Iranian year, which ends next March, according to the Oil Ministry’s ... 8 million-liter-a-day import market for gasoline, the country may be able to export some ...
Armenia oil imports down by 8%, gas imports up by 5% in 2015
PanARMENIAN Network - 4/19/2016 2:23:10 PM
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia cut import of oil and oil products in 2015, building up natural gas imports instead, the country's customs service reported on Tuesday, April 19, ARKA says. According to the report, 297,900 tons of oil and oil products ...
Oil futures finish lower after 2 sessions of strong gains
Market Watch - 4/21/2016 3:15:04 AM
The rise helped to allay fears that demand from the world’s second-biggest oil consumer is slowing. But “an uptick in imports does not necessarily ... of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC producers failed to clinch ...