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
How the US is shunning Saudi oil imports
Mining - 5/4/2016 9:40:31 AM
These four maps, resizing countries for the amount of crude oil and ... Five years later, in 2005, we're well into the post-9/11 world. Even though America's overall oil imports are still rising (from 4.2 billion barrels in 2000 to 5 billion in 2005 ...
This stunning visualization shows how US oil imports have changed since 2000
The Business Insider - 5/4/2016 6:01:36 PM
As we witnessed in the 1970s, untimely oil price shocks can rattle an entire economy, and control over oil production ultimately translated into leverage for foreign organizations like OPEC, and countries ... U.S. is again the world’s biggest producer.
U.S. Crude Imports Surge After Long Period Of Decline
NASDAQ - 5/5/2016 8:34:55 AM
The topic of energy security, long a high priority for American policymakers, usually focused on the high levels of crude oil imports. The U.S. once imported ... of storage space in the United States. OECD countries have more than 3 billion barrels of ...
Greece's sole oil producer boosts output by 30 pct
Reuters - 5/4/2016 1:00:57 PM
Plunging crude prices have deterred spending on oil projects around the world but Greece is pushing ahead with investment in the industry in a bid to reduce dependence on oil imports and boost ... also in the west of the country, an official at the company ...
Storm in a teapot: China’s small oil refineries brew big plans for crude imports
South China Morning Post - 5/2/2016 11:54:44 PM
The purchases by China’s independent refineries come as more Chinese motorists and travellers put the country on track to become the world’s biggest crude importer. China’s crude oil imports are expected to grow at an average annual rate of 3.2 per ...
India ready to clear $6.5 billion of Iran's oil dues
Firstpost - 5/1/2016 10:27:02 AM
New Delhi: Keen to step up engagement in the hydrocarbon sector with Iran, India has conveyed to the Persian Gulf nation that it was ready to clear nearly $6.5 billion of oil import dues from that country at the earliest, provided there was clarity on ...
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 ...
Peter Tertzakian: Like a rocky romance, the oil relationship between Canada and the U.S. is complicated
Financial Post - 5/5/2016 4:02:54 AM
The world’s oil systems represent an incredibly complex ... economically positive – until such time that all foreign imports have been pushed out of the continent. Then producers in both countries will need to compete for markets on the global stage.
Venezuela Faces Beer Shortage as Country's Largest Brewer Shutters Its Doors
ABC News - 5/5/2016 6:14:44 PM
Empresas Polar officially shuttered the doors of its breweries entirely on April 29 after a request by the company for the U.S. dollars needed to import ... the country’s economy, and its oil reserves are considered to be the largest in the world ...
Korea to double oil imports from Iran
THE KOREA TIMES - 4/26/2016 2:07:42 PM
Korea will sharply boost industrial cooperation with Iran, doubling its oil imports from the world's fourth-largest producer and ... the West lifted its economic sanctions on the Middle East country. Korea and Iran reactivated a joint economic committee ...
Imports down sharply in March, pushing US trade deficit to lowest level since 2014
Daily Journal - 5/4/2016 8:50:25 AM
Even with that drop, America's trade gap with China remained the largest imbalance with any country. In his campaign ... that is growing faster than many other parts of the world. Oil imports dropped 4.3 percent to $9.4 billion, the lowest level since ...
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 ...
S.Korea's April crude oil imports up 11.8 pct y/y - preliminary data
Reuters - 5/1/2016 2:20:16 AM
April 2016 March 2016* April 2015* Crude Oil 87.6 85.9 78.4 * Actual import figures Note: The ministry did not break down imports by country of origin. South Korea's total crude imports in March rose 4.5 percent year-on-year, according to KNOC data last month.
Oil prices ease after hitting 2016 highs
SoloNews - 5/3/2016 6:21:16 AM
Oil prices cut some of their gains Wednesday ... A weak dollar, in which crude is traded, makes fuel imports cheaper for countries using other currencies at home, potentially spurring demand. "That got reversed and went on to show that (a production ...
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 ... oil production. It's also created a windfall for countries, companies and consumers that use all that oil. The latest evidence came in Friday's trade data, which showed that U.S. oil ...