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
Low oil prices have no influence on Ghana
Ghana Web - 2/14/2016 9:42:20 AM
He said the plummeting oil prices on the world market, for a country that imports more of the product than it exports, would translate into a reduction in the amount of money the state spends to import petroleum, hence the state would not be left worse off.
China Imports Record Crude as Price Crash Accelerates Buying
Pakistan Defence - 2/14/2016 10:39:36 AM
HONG KONG-- China's crude imports surged in December, underscoring the country's strong appetite for crude as ... customs data showed, as the world's No.2 oil consumer took advantage of low crude prices to fill strategic reserves, but also increased ...
Why Declining Chinese Oil Production Is Good for Global Prices
Wall Street Journal - 2/10/2016 5:58:01 AM
The country’s leading companies are choosing to leave more of their oil in the ... in the rest of the world. “The situation in China is that they know there is significant below-ground potential in China but it is cheaper to import,” said Peter ...
India set to rely more on UAE oil
Emirates247 - 2/11/2016 1:06:20 PM
Over 50 percent of India’s oil imports come from the GCC countries,” he said. He said the share of natural gas in India’s energy mix is 7 percent and that it is among the world’s 25 largest gas producers, though its reserves could increase with new ...
Russia open to meeting with major oil-producing countries
bilbaoya.com - 2/12/2016 6:45:45 AM
Oil fell 2 per cent ... between OPEC and non-OPEC countries in the near future, the Russian Energy Ministry said on Monday. The comments from the most senior Kremlin official yet are the latest in a series of hints that the world's largest non-Opec oil ...
Jamaica saves J$52b on oil bill over six months
Stabroek News - 2/11/2016 6:03:59 AM
(Jamaica Gleaner) Jamaica reduced its oil import bill by more than US$438 million (J ... documents the economic activities between the residents of a given country with the rest of the world over a given period. “This improvement was driven by a fall ...
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 ...
Nigeria Beyond Crude Oil, By Olawale Rotimi
Osun Defender - 2/12/2016 11:24:56 AM
The import of agriculture in a state economy cannot ... The current downtime hitting the global oil market has severe effect on economies of many countries in the world, Nigeria not excluded, the main focus of every government is to improve life for ...
India’s Palm Oil Imports Rebound From First Decline in 12 Months
Bloomberg - 2/11/2016 6:54:06 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Palm oil purchases by India probably rebounded from the first drop in 12 months as traders and refiners in the world ... country buys palm oil from Indonesia and Malaysia and soybean oil from the U.S., Brazil and Argentina. Soybean oil ...
As oilsands punished, tanker loads of cheap Saudi oil sail into Canadian ports daily
The Vancouver Sun - 2/10/2016 7:16:45 AM
Wouldn’t it be nice if refineries in our own country took this oil rather than foreign ... “We source crude oil from all over the world for our refinery in Saint John, N.B.,” said a spokesman for Irving. “Our crude imports come from oil producing ...
Iran's oil is for sale: Who benefits, who loses?
Al JAZEERA - 2/10/2016 9:18:27 AM
In percentage terms, the gains to the oil-importing countries are modest, mostly in the range of between a quarter and half a percent, but the world as a whole is better ... unilateral reductions of Iranian tariffs on imports of capital goods could add ...
Crude oil surges the most in seven years as volatility soars
cbsport.org - 2/13/2016 9:14:53 AM
The surprise draw in US crude inventories was most likely related to a 1.1 million barrel drop in imports ... countries, on the contrary, increasing by 0.13 million barrels per day. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) this week cut its 2016 ...
Oil buoyed again by hopes over possible Russia-OPEC meetings
wwntradio.com - 2/12/2016 6:45:45 AM
The EIA estimates that United States crude oil production could fall to 8.7 MMbpd in 2016 and 8.5 MMbpd in 2017 due to lower crude oil prices. Speculation about possible talks between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil ...
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.
Oil Retreats Despite Surprise Drop in Inventories
NASDAQ - 2/10/2016 11:48:46 AM
"We just don't need crude oil imports to run the country," said Carl Larry ... likely because of a larger oversupply around the world and still-growing stockpiles of motor fuels and other oil products in the U.S., analysts said. Light, sweet crude for ...