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
Conrad Black: The Saudis believe the West is about to give in to Iranian demands. Crashing the price of oil is how it fights back
NATIONAL POST - 12/20/2014 11:02:16 PM
The secretary general of OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), Abdullah Al-Badri ... that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially by the United States, is the real reason for increased ...
In a Lucky Bounce >br>Saudi’s Oil Strategy
The New York Sun - 12/20/2014 2:41:12 PM
The secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Abdullah Al-Badri ... that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially by the United States, is the real reason for increased production ...
Venezuela, with world's largest reserves, imports oil
USA Today - 11/2/2014 5:11:11 PM
Having to import oil is a tremendous failure for PDVSA, for Venezuela." Used as the government's cash cow, PDVSA was forced to fund many of the country's graft-ridden social programs as well as cover the political campaign expenses for Chávez's successor ...
UAE's non-oil trade at Dh525bn in H1 2014
Emirates247 - 12/21/2014 11:55:22 AM
According to the FCA, the non-oil imports from Arab countries in the first half of 2014, amounted to 8 per cent of the UAE total non-oil imports, equivalent to a value of Dh27.4 billion. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia came first among the top five Arab ...
S. Korea's oil imports prices hit 4-year-low
MENAFN - 12/21/2014 2:40:00 PM
(MENAFN) South Korea's import prices are expected to hit a record-low in nearly four years last month as international prices fell, the Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) said, QNA reported. The country brought in 74.47 million barrels of crude oil in ...
The countries slammed worst by plunging oil prices
CNBC - 12/6/2014 11:44:31 AM
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 imports—measured in dollars—fell in October to their lowest levels since November of ...
Opec: World energy watchdog IEA cuts oil demand forecast
Daily Telegraph - 12/12/2014 9:42:53 AM
Under its charter, all IEA countries which are net oil importers must stockpile at least 90 days’ worth of the previous year’s imports in order to safeguard against any sudden disruptions to world energy markets. According to the IEA, its members now ...
North American will supply the world with oil by 2019: Exxon
The Star - 12/10/2014 2:07:07 AM
The use of coal, now the world’s second most important fuel after oil, will eventually slip as countries try to reduce air pollution ... be exporting more oil and liquid hydrocarbons than it imports, a remarkable turnaround for a region that was a ...
Indonesia's new energy governance team recommends end to cheap gasoline imports
Reuters - 12/21/2014 1:06:57 PM
JAKARTA Dec 21 (Reuters) - Indonesia should stop importing lower-quality grade gasoline to improve the transparency of its fuel imports, the country's new oil and gas governance team recommended on Sunday. Energy Minister Sudirman Said set up the ...
Canada’s U.S. Oil Imports Dwarfs Saudis’ Share: Chart of the Day
Bloomberg - 12/17/2014 6:09:21 AM
Canada’s share of U.S. oil imports is dwarfing Mexico and Saudi Arabia, as the country is faced with few outlets for its growing oil sands production. The CHART OF THE DAY tracks the proportion of U.S. crude oil imports supplied by Canada, Saudi Arabia ...
Waivers for palm oil?
The Nation - 12/21/2014 10:32:27 PM
Godwin Emefiele that the country currently loses N24 billion to duty waivers on crude palm oil (CPO) imports must come as confounding both in the context of current efforts to plug the loopholes and hence boost national revenue, and of the renewed quest ...
Falling oil prices force Algeria to confront heavy spending and subsidies
FOX News - 12/20/2014 10:09:11 AM
However, it cautioned that with declining oil production and lower prices, Algeria's imports will exceed its exports this year for the first time in 15 years. Subsidies, which amount to 21 percent of the country's annual economic output, cover electricity ...
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.
Oil’s Cheap, So Why Isn’t Everybody Happy?
The Statesman - 12/20/2014 7:41:50 PM
This would not only help save the country’s capital outflow in terms of oil imports ~ which represent 10 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product or 400 billion baht ~ it would also help reduce production costs, especially in logistics and ...
UAE foreign non-oil trade reaches Dh524.7b in H1 2014
Gulf News - 12/21/2014 1:35:35 PM
Imports amounted for 33.74 million tonnes ... and expand its role in facilitating trade between countries. Countries’ quotas were stable in terms of non-oil trade, with Asia, Australia, and the Pacific region maintaining their position on the top ...