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
U.S. Shale Oil Market and New Shale Gas Countries Reviewed in 2014 Research Reports
Market Watch - 11/26/2014 5:25:40 PM
ReportsnReports.com adds Shale Oil Market in the US 2014-2018 and The New Shale ... recoverable shale gas in the world trillion cubic feet. The world's country's currently imports 705.5 billion cubic metres by pipeline and 327.9 billion cubic metres ...
Arab Countries Import Half of their Food
Global Arab Network - 11/27/2014 9:32:02 AM
This is equivalent to about four month worth of wheat imports. - 85 percent of fresh water is used in agriculture, with an average irrigation efficiency below 46 percent in 19 Arab countries, compared to a world average of 70 percent. Raising this figure ...
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."
Oil price plunge a panacea for crude-reliant Asia but negatives loom for some countries
Winnipeg Free Press - 11/28/2014 12:51:17 PM
Japan is reliant on foreign oil, but due to import contracts ... The Philippines is among the world's top labour exporters, with about a tenth of its 100 million people working abroad, many in oil-producing Middle East countries. They send home billions ...
OPEC Decision Leads To Further Drop In Oil Prices
International Business Times - 11/28/2014 9:52:19 AM
Cheaper oil prices may be welcome news to countries that heavily import the precious resource ... OPEC countries note that the world economy is expected to grow at around 3.2 percent in 2014 and projected to grow by about 3.6 percent in the year 2015.
OPEC Buffeted by U.S. Shale Gale
Barron's - 11/28/2014 5:20:18 AM
In the 1987 documentary Trader legendary hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones is seen aggressively shorting the equivalent of four tankers of oil ahead of a meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... of oil imports, the world’s ...
Low oil prices are ongoing boost to China stockbuilding: Russell
Reuters - 11/26/2014 1:22:17 PM
What's not surprising is that the world's second-biggest oil consumer is buying increased volumes ... While there are seasonal factors at play in China's crude imports, it appears the country buys more when prices fall, allowing for a one- to two-month ...
For Some Nations, Saudi Arabia's Oil Price War Is An Existential Threat
The Business Insider - 11/28/2014 8:04:57 AM
Below is a chart from Citi Group of the fiscal break even oil prices (the price at which revenues from oil sales will allow the government to meet its spending commitments) for a selection of oil exporting countries ... as Nigeria imports around 80% ...
Oil India Boosts War Chest as Company Plans to Acquire More Upstream Assets
Rigzone - 11/27/2014 11:33:43 AM
The managing director added that the Indian petroleum firm was seeking more concessions in some of the world’s major hydrocarbon ... and gas we bring into the country, [the more] it would help reduce the country’s energy import bill,” he said.
OPEC Mixed on Oil Production Cuts as Shale Threat Rises
Forexnews - 11/27/2014 10:07:49 AM
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... thanks to the lower imports. China has already accelerated the purchase of oil tankers, and that could equate to $20 billion annually in savings. Consumers around the world have also benefited ...
Crude Oil Declines after OPEC Meeting
Yahoo Finance - 11/27/2014 7:40:29 PM
In the United States where a shale boom has significantly added to the supply glut and reduces the country’s import ... in oil prices as well, and a sustained drop of this magnitude would insinuate economic health is flagging. Moreover, in a world ...
Don’t use No Palm Oil labels, Belgium urged
blackseagrain.net - 11/27/2014 4:55:51 PM
The National Association of Smallholders (Nash) wants Belgium to stop the illegal No Palm Oil labels in that country which directly harm small farmers in the developing world, including ... on Malaysian palm oil imports as production of the commodity ...
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 ... about a direct effect on the availability of oil from Libya can rest easy. While the U.S. Dept.
World Olive Oil Imports Fall
Olive Oil Times - 2/9/2014 11:59:42 PM
World olive oil production fell to 2.4 million tons in 2012/13 ... available but that for October showed intra-EU acquisitions down 14 percent and imports from non-EU countries 5 percent.