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
China's Oil Production Declines, Beijing Scrambles For Answers
Forbes - 8/27/2016 1:40:32 AM
So far this year, China’s oil imports have increased by 16%, while the country is poised to pass the U.S. as the world’s largest crude oil importer. The pace of the increase could slow, however, since Beijing has taken advantage of recent low prices to ...
Venezuela’s oil imports slump on payment woes, economic meltdown
customstoday.com.pk - 8/26/2016 10:45:45 AM
PDVSA’s oil import needs started growing in 2012 after a severe explosion hit its largest refining complex, Paraguana. Output since then has been hobbled. Despite having the world’s largest ... reported by the country’s fuel retailers, has partially ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries begin to import more
Oil Voice - 8/24/2016 2:30:02 PM
Japan, South Korea, and China are the three largest importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d ...
China oil giants unmoved by bull rally after worst earnings
worldoil.com - 8/25/2016 1:10:06 PM
PetroChina Co., the country’s biggest oil and gas company, and Cnooc Ltd., China’s ... resulted in a decline in China’s domestic crude output, helping drive imports by the world’s second-biggest consumer to a record. The country’s crude ...
Oil Under Pressure As Saudi Arabia Downplays OPEC Deal
Oil Price - 8/26/2016 1:20:15 AM
“There’s this one corner of the world, the Permian Basin ... oil and refined product it needs to cover domestic needs, as the country’s oil production continues to fall. Oil imports fell 21 percent in the first seven months of this year, according ...
Dark Clouds Loom for Oil as China Chases Blue Skies for G-20
Bloomberg - 8/23/2016 1:23:48 AM
China is throwing the world’s leaders a party ... refineries and petrochemical plants along the Yangtze River threatens to weaken Chinese oil imports that rose to record highs in the first half of the year, at some times exceeding even those of the ...
India’s LNG imports decline in July
lngworldnews.com - 8/22/2016 2:53:53 PM
The country’s prime minister Narendra Modi recently said that the world’s fourth-largest importer of the chilled fuel could save up to US$3 billion due to the renegotiated import deal. India imports LNG via Petronet’s Dahej and Kochi LNG terminals ...
Venezuelan Oil Imports Crash Amid Payment, Shipping Troubles
Venezuelanalysis - 8/27/2016 3:49:23 AM
Puebla, Mexico, August 26th 2016 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuela is now failing to cover collapsing domestic oil production with foreign imports, according to dire reports Friday. Despite holding the world ... much of the country’s oil, PDVSA ...
Canadian farmers, already facing low commodity prices, confront China threat to canola exports
Financial Post - 8/26/2016 2:03:12 AM
Just last week Deere & Co. — the world’s biggest farm-equipment marker ... China now has a hefty stockpile of canola and can afford to cut import levels by restricting shipments from outside the country. “China likes to have the ability to ...
Oil-Rich Countries Are Importing Elite Athletes to Bump up National Medal Count
NBC News - 8/17/2016 10:20:38 AM
This isn't unique to Bahrain, as nearby countries Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Turkey have all been known in the past decade to pay to import elite athletes ... where there is such a surfeit of world-class runners that few qualify for the national ...
Oil Ticks Up on Iran Cooperation
NASDAQ - 8/25/2016 3:44:36 AM
Chinese net crude oil imports fell by just over 2% month-on-month ... some market participants said they believe bearish data from the world's two largest oil-consuming countries could provide a serious headwind for prices moving into next week.
It's A Small World After All - No End in Sight for East Coast Gasoline Glut
rbnenergy.com - 8/24/2016 1:01:09 AM
Higher gasoline imports to ... main connection to the world gasoline market, and a bellwether for the health of refining in its own right. We will therefore dedicate a large part of this post to the outlook for that part of the country.
Kuwait’s crude oil exports to China hit 4-month high
Kuwait Times - 8/25/2016 4:52:01 PM
China’s overall imports of crude oil in July edged up 1.2 percent from a year earlier to 7.35 million bpd, the lowest level in six months on daily basis. Angola overtook Saudi Arabia to be the country ... price of oil in the world markets went down ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
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 oil ... Having to import oil is a tremendous failure for PDVSA, for Venezuela."
EIA: OPEC Earns Lowest Oil Revenues in Over A Decade
Yahoo Finance - 8/27/2016 3:56:33 AM
The 2015 figures foreshadow a tough fiscal year ahead for the world’s least developed oil and gas exporting countries. Nations such as Algeria and Venezuela depend on revenues from energy exports to import consumer goods for their citizens. In 1980 ...