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
This country just became the world's No. 3 oil importer
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/19/2015 4:35:49 PM
India is now the world’s third largest importer of crude oil after the United States and China. The country’s oil imports have steadily climbed along with its growing economy. India has surpassed Japan in terms of oil imports multiple times over the ...
Asian imports of Iran oil hit highest this year as nuclear talks drag
Reuters - 6/30/2015 7:04:26 AM
A deal between Iran and six world powers would resolve ... increased their purchases of Iranian oil, with the Chinese shipments hitting the lowest in four months as overall crude imports dropped during the country's spring refinery maintenance season.
India takes 23 percent less Iranian oil Jan-June vs a year ago | Reuters
Firstpost - 7/2/2015 9:35:22 PM
NEW DELHI India's oil imports from Iran fell by ... Iran and six world powers are currently in talks to end a decades-old deadlock over Iran's disputed nuclear programme. Western countries suspect Iran of seeking the capability to make a nuclear weapon ...
India takes 23pc less Iranian oil
Trade Arabia - 7/2/2015 12:38:30 PM
India's oil imports from Iran fell by about ... Iran and six world powers are currently in talks to end a decades-old deadlock over Iran's disputed nuclear programme. Western countries suspect Iran of seeking the capability to make a nuclear weapon ...
Iran Oil Deal Would Boost Oilfield Services
Barron's - 7/2/2015 3:15:58 PM
Iran holds the world’s fourth-largest proved crude-oil ... and the European Union focused on Iran’s petroleum exports and imports, prohibited large investment in the country’s oil and gas sector, and cut off Iran’s access to European and U.S ...
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 oil reserves ... Having to import oil is ...
As Saudis Keep Pumping, Thirst for Domestic Oil Swells
Wall Street Journal - 7/2/2015 8:09:28 PM
Other analysts are doubtful Saudi Arabia would need to import oil. But in a country where subsidized crude still powers ... the oil market as a sign of the kingdom’s power to flood the world’s supplies. Saudi Arabia’s oil minister has said the ...
World trade registers modest growth in first quarter: WTO
IBN LIve - 6/25/2015 7:27:39 PM
Geneva: World trade grew ... exports from developed countries fell by 0.5 per cent in the same period, with US exports decelerating by 4.5 per cent. Further, it said developing and emerging economies increased their imports by 0.6 per cent in the first ...
Dick: Oil surplus gives U.S. security
Journal Record - 6/27/2015 12:19:58 AM
Thanks to surging American crude oil production, though, U.S. net imports of petroleum have ... has revolutionized our country’s energy future. In less than a decade, our nation has moved from a world of energy dependence to one of energy abundance.
Glencore executives visit Iran for oil talks
Financial Times - 7/2/2015 6:50:43 PM
breaking the status quo of inelastic long-term sales from OPEC countries to oil majors such as BP and ExxonMobil. Glencore has built on that tradition during the past four decades to become the world’s second-largest independent oil trader. It traded 3m ...
OPEC battles to regain crude oil revenue
The Guardian - Nigeria - 7/1/2015 12:51:01 AM
By producing close to 40 per cent of the world’s combined crude oil, OPEC’s oil exports ... OPEC Member Countries petroleum products exports in 2014 stood at 4.5m b/d, while during the same year the imports were at 1.6m b/d, up 1.4 per cent year ...
Oil tumbles 4% on global glut, OPEC output boost
The Star - 7/2/2015 4:03:06 AM
Crude output from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries accelerated last month ... “The global glut is pushing oil into weak markets such as the U.S., where imports rose last week.” West Texas Intermediate for August delivery dropped ...
U.S. taking over oil deliveries to previous Russian clients in Europe
Examiner - 7/2/2015 8:27:57 AM
Presently, the U.S. remains the only country in the world that does not allow crude oil ... countries such as Poland who largely depend on Russian oil (96 percent), can narrow the margins on those imports. It will never be 100 percent, enough to loosen ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 9:47:40 PM
While the rise of oil imports from Canada is not concerning at all -- after all, the U.S. and Canada have the largest trade relationship of any two countries in the world -- rising Saudi imports may be disconcerting to some since they go against the idea ...
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.