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
Venezuela Vulnerable to Oil’s Fall
Wall Street Journal - 10/17/2014 5:55:48 AM
CARACAS—This week’s plummeting world oil prices are throwing into doubt financial ... toxic choices between cutting spending in a recession or restricting imports even more in a country that is already hit by shortages and relies on imports for 75% ...
Oil price drop rattles world economies
Union-Bulletin - 10/17/2014 8:29:07 PM
That means the world’s oil producing countries and companies are bringing in as much ... But lower oil prices won’t fully offset the far wider effects of a slowing economy. India imports three-quarters of its oil and analysts say falling oil prices ...
No room for complacency on oil front
The Hindu Business Line - 10/20/2014 2:20:29 PM
The fact is the US, the world’s largest importer of crude oil, has increased its oil production by 50 per cent and reduced its import from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) by more than 30 per cent since 2008. Unlike in other ...
Why US crude imports dip and domestic production increases
Market Realist - 10/20/2014 4:36:29 PM
It will race ahead of countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia. Narrowing oil imports The EIA data revealed that for the ... The International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 world economic growth forecast.
Rise in US oil production sees import demands drop
Big News Network - 10/18/2014 2:05:33 AM
According to the latest reports from Baker-Hughes Inc, one of the world's largest oilfield services companies., the number of oil and gas rigs in ... U.S. President Barack Obama said the country is producing more than it imports for the first time in ...
Both symptom and balm
The Economist online - 10/16/2014 2:39:32 PM
Consumers in importing countries are more likely ... once informally carved up the world between them, with Nigeria and Venezuela selling to America, smaller Gulf states to Japan, and so on. But American oil imports have fallen from 309m barrels a month ...
Oil exporting nations feeling pinch of low oil prices, oil importing ones feeling some relief
Newser - 10/13/2014 11:54:17 PM
That means the world's oil producing countries and companies are bringing in as much as ... But lower oil prices won't fully offset the far wider effects of a slowing economy. India imports three-quarters of its oil and analysts say falling oil prices ...
Oil, power and conspiracy
Deutsche Welle - 10/21/2014 2:19:18 PM
In recent months the price of oil has fallen massively. That has hit Russia, Iran and Venezuela particularly hard. Conspiracy theories abound as to the source of the current supply gut. If there is one strategic commodity in the world, it's oil.
Venezuela’s Oil Industry So Clogged It Needs Historic Import from Algeria
panampost.com - 10/20/2014 3:46:23 PM
Venezuela, the country with the largest oil reserves on ... has over the last decade lost its influence as an oil-producing nation. That is despite the fact that it has the world’s largest known reserves on the Orinoco Strip, which has 21,357 square ...
Oil prices fall sharply: Will poor populations benefit?
Jamaica Observer - 10/19/2014 9:28:11 AM
Ever since the world's major oil-producing nations, through the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), dramatically increased ... This has caused a significant reduction in imports from OPEC since 2008, forcing many of their members ...
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 vehicles like energy ETFs), worries abound that the U.S. will feel the pinch of production losses in Libya.
Big Sale On Oil! Limited Time Only!
investing.com - 10/19/2014 4:41:51 AM
So much domestic oil and gas production growth has taken place in the United States in the last ten years that oil imports have ... for many OPEC countries. Russia for years has pegged its natural gas contract prices to world oil prices expecting they ...
OPEC: U.S. oil imports at historic low
United Press International - 10/9/2014 11:59:02 PM
VIENNA, Oct. 10 (UPI) --U.S. imports into the Gulf Coast region are at six-year lows because shale output is suppressing the need for foreign oil, OPEC said in a Friday report. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries published its monthly market ...
Federal agency says oil exports would lower pump prices
Fuel Fix - 10/20/2014 5:26:36 PM
Although the U.S. refining complex is geared toward heavier crudes, the industry has reduced imports and increased ... how the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries would respond to new U.S. oil on the world market. OPEC could seek to maintain ...
PetroCaribe presents spillover risk to beneficiary countries, says IMF
Jamaica Gleaner - 10/19/2014 5:24:48 AM
a number of countries could face significant balance-of-payments gaps." The October 2014 update of the IMF regional economic outlook for the western hemisphere also noted that lower assistance from Venezuela for the payment of oil imports through ...