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
Exclusive: Venezuela mulls first crude import, eyes Algerian oil - document
Reuters - 8/27/2014 4:21:47 PM
Though Venezuela has the world's largest crude reserves ... Other Latin American oil producing countries are also considering crude imports to cut pricey finished fuel purchases, such as Mexico and Argentina. Mexico's state-run PEMEX recently said it ...
China’s crude oil imports decline after high inventory stocking
Market Realist - 8/27/2014 8:18:01 PM
Seaborne imports of coal, oil, and gas into China account for 15% of the world seaborne trade ... suggests stockpiling in commercial storage or even the country’s strategic petroleum reserves (or SPR), whose second phase is expected to be completed ...
Soybean Buyers Seen by Oil World Shifting to U.S. Supply
Bloomberg - 8/26/2014 4:15:49 PM
Oil World said. The growth in the country’s soybean imports may still slow in 2014-15 as “quite significant soybean stocks were built in China during the past 10 months,” according to the report. To contact the reporter on this story: Claudia ...
Kuwait’s crude oil exports to China hits 4-month high
Kuwait Times - 8/26/2014 8:19:12 PM
Iraq became third, with imports from the country surging 32.1 percent to 590,000 bpd. Russia ranked fourth and Iran fifth, respectively. China is the world’s No. 2 oil consumer after the US. On Aug. 22, state-run Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC ...
Venezuela plans importing Algerian crude
The Peninsula - 8/27/2014 6:52:07 PM
Though Venezuela has the world’s largest ... that PDVSA could import crude as a “last resort” to find diluents for its heavy crudes. But he did not elaborate on the controversial issue. The South American country has been an oil exporter for almost ...
U.S. shale keeping global oil prices in check despite Middle East turmoil
The Business Journal - 8/27/2014 8:03:42 PM
Worldwide oil prices have been relatively stable in the face of turmoil and disruptions in major oil producing countries, a fact the Energy Information ... Oil prices always have reacted, sometimes over-reacted, to world events but the latest EIA report ...
Could shale revive China's flagging oil fields?
Win 98.5 - 8/22/2014 9:03:54 AM
The first successful Daqing well was drilled in 1959, when China had barely any domestic oil production and relied almost entirely on imports. By 1973 ... the biggest oil importer in the world. Once more the country is threatened by its dependence on ...
U.S. Oil Imports Are Falling, But Reliance on These Countries Is Rising
The Motley Fool - 5/4/2013 9:47:40 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 ...
TABLE-India's July fuel sales up 2.9 pct y/y - govt
Reuters - 8/27/2014 6:44:57 PM
Local oil product sales, a proxy for oil demand in the world's fourth-largest oil consumer ... rose 6.3 percent as poor rains in some parts of the country along with power outages spurred demand for the fuel. Petrol sales rose 5.4 percent from a year ...
Ending ban on oil exports would mean cheaper gasoline, energy executive says
Fuel Fix - 8/23/2014 12:48:48 AM
Lifting the ban would allow the world’s refineries “to be able to make more ... Even so, the nation will continue import oil from a number of countries, including the Middle East. “That’s just the nature of how the markets work,” she said.
Europe Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Market is Expected to Reach $4.6 billion in 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor
Benzinga - 8/23/2014 10:35:47 AM
The European Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG ... Asia-Pacific is the major market in the OCTG industry, as the emphasis of the countries in the region is to reduce their dependency on imports and hence, improve their domestic energy market.
Falling U.S. Oil Imports Will Reshape the World Crude Market
Businessweek - 1/15/2013 11:56:56 PM
If you had told an oil analyst seven years ago that by 2014 the U.S. would import only 6 million barrels of crude oil per day, or roughly a third of what the country uses, he would have been incredulous. Imports back then accounted for roughly two-thirds ...
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.
Do You Know Which Country Is the World’s Biggest Oil Producer?
The Blaze - 7/4/2014 11:59:32 PM
The country became the world’s largest natural gas producer in 2010 ... with the Department of Energy reporting daily imports of 7.5 million barrels of crude oil. Because of the continued American reliance on foreign oil, the domestic boom isn’t ...