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
Low Oil Prices Challenge China’s Fight Against Pollution
Voice of America - 5/28/2015 8:12:12 AM
World biggest oil importer China has seen a massive surge in imports and its reserves have bulged. Last month, the country surpassed the United States as the world’s biggest importer of oil for the first time. “The government’s goals were formulated ...
Croatian dilemma: Oil in the Adriatic, or tourism
The Sun Chronicle - 5/28/2015 9:59:34 AM
production is a lesser environmental risk than transportation by tankers that we now use to import oil," he said, adding that there was no need for a popular referendum demanded by the opposition, and hinted at by the country's prime minister. The initial ...
World Pipes and Pipe/Hose Fittings Industry
Market Watch - 5/28/2015 6:46:18 AM
GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-110Table 40: World Recent Past ... Percentage Share Breakdownof Export Value by Destination Country (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-17Table 97: US Imports of Tubes, Pipes, Hoses and Fittingstherefore of Plastics ...
Teapots Giving China Edge Over U.S. as Top Oil Buyer
Bloomberg - 5/29/2015 11:52:55 AM
China’s lead over the U.S. as the world’s biggest buyer of crude ... for foreign oil is waning amid record domestic oil production. The Energy Information Administration forecasts the country will import an average 6.54 million barrels a day next ...
Ruble rebound a relief for Russians but hurts revival of local industry competing with imports
FOX News - 5/29/2015 9:36:54 AM
One focus is the construction materials sector, as the country prepares to build World Cup venues. Oil companies were also helped ... still enjoys some of their competitive advantage over imports. Russian craft beers on tap, for example, sell for 150 ...
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 ...
Indonesia eyes crude oil imports from Iran amid refining expansion plans
Platts - 5/28/2015 8:19:21 AM
to cut its dependency on oil product imports. This follows agreements signed in December 2014 between the country's state-owned oil and gas company Pertamina and three of the world's largest refining companies -- Saudi Aramco, Sinopec and JX Nippon Oil and ...
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.
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 2:31:01 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 ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/5/2014 5:57:56 PM
The drop has taken a multibillion-dollar bite out of the world economies ... The bulk of those imports came from Canada—where a boom in oil production has helped create a glut of crude that is weighing on prices. The crash in oil prices is costing ...
Oil imports remapping U.S. trade picture
The Miami Herald - 5/17/2015 11:12:52 PM
influenced by new technologies in this country being used to extract domestic oil and natural gas previously thought beyond our reach. As the import numbers change, they affect our trade deficit, can affect significant capital outlays for shipping lines ...
Where Does America Get Oil? You May Be Surprised
NPR News - 4/12/2012 2:24:41 PM
America is one of the world's largest oil producers, and close to 40 percent of U.S. oil needs are met at home. Most of the imports currently come from five countries: Canada, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Venezuela and Nigeria. Desert Kingdoms Versus The Great ...
Saudi Arabia's Fuel Oil Surplus to Fall 30% This Year
Ship Bunker - 5/28/2015 8:43:49 PM
Imports of fuel oil are also expected to hit record lows this year as new refineries increasingly meet demand. Last year, the country's announcement that ... 26May 2Industry Insight: Where Are The World's Current and Planned LNG Bunkering Locations?
India oil imports rise with falling prices
Market Realist - 12/31/2014 4:44:09 PM
India is the world’s fourth largest consumer of oil, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (or EIA). However, due to very limited oil resources, the country relies heavily on imports from Gulf countries. More than 70% of its ...
Oil crunch, Islamist war and power cuts greet Nigeria’s new leader
The Telegraph - 5/29/2015 12:00:04 PM
Most Nigerian homes go without mains electricity for hours on end, and while the country pumps about 2 million barrels of oil a day, almost none is refined domestically, leaving Nigeria dependent on fuel imports. Shortages and 12-hour waits at gas stations ...