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
Venezuela Vulnerable to Oil’s Fall
Wall Street Journal - 10/17/2014 5:55:48 AM
CARACAS—This week’s plummeting world oil prices are throwing into doubt financial ... toxic choices between cutting spending in a recession or restricting imports even more in a country that is already hit by shortages and relies on imports for 75% ...
Falling oil prices shake up global economies
Seattle Times - 10/17/2014 2:28:13 AM
That means the world’s oil-producing countries and companies are bringing inasmuch as ... Revenue may now fall instead. Mixed import picture The picture is reversed in Asia, where most countries are major importers and some subsidize the price of fuels.
Oil price drop rattles world economies
Union-Bulletin - 10/17/2014 8:29:07 PM
That means the world’s oil producing countries and companies are bringing in as much ... But lower oil prices won’t fully offset the far wider effects of a slowing economy. India imports three-quarters of its oil and analysts say falling oil prices ...
Producer nations brace for deficits as oil price plunges
New Zealand Herald - 10/19/2014 2:43:08 PM
That means the world's oil producing countries and companies are ... of its oil and analysts say falling oil prices will ease the country's chronic current account deficit. Japan imports nearly all of the oil it uses. Also, following the accident at ...
Peak Oil Is Coming -- and Why You Should Love It
The Motley Fool - 10/16/2014 4:48:23 PM
most of the world's emerging markets have an economic incentive to reduce consumption by either reducing oil imports (China and India) or increasing oil exports (Middle East). The result is that lower oil usage would be good for these countries ...
Marking World Food Day the Lagos way
The Nation - 10/18/2014 11:12:34 PM
Our challenges are now compounded by the Shale revolution which has led to the U.S. reducing crude oil imports from the ... the governor spoke about our world in which we still find very poor people in some very rich countries, as well as the paradox ...
The Energy Collective - 10/17/2014 10:42:08 AM
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Rise in US oil production sees import demands drop
Big News Network - 10/18/2014 2:05:33 AM
According to the latest reports from Baker-Hughes Inc, one of the world's largest oilfield services companies., the number of oil and gas rigs in ... U.S. President Barack Obama said the country is producing more than it imports for the first time in ...
Falling oil prices shake up economies around the globe
Southeast Missourian - 10/17/2014 4:29:54 AM
That means the world's oil producing countries and companies are bringing in as much as ... But lower oil prices won't fully offset the far wider effects of a slowing economy. India imports three-quarters of its oil and analysts say falling oil prices ...
Oil prices fall sharply: Will poor populations benefit?
Jamaica Observer - 10/19/2014 9:28:11 AM
Ever since the world's major oil-producing nations, through the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), dramatically increased ... This has caused a significant reduction in imports from OPEC since 2008, forcing many of their members ...
As prices plunge, the global oil showdown begins
Globe and Mail - 10/17/2014 12:50:59 PM
A plunge in world oil prices is forcing the producing countries of the Middle East ... in oil from shale formations has allowed the United States to sharply reduce imports. In September, their combined production hit a 13-month high amid weaker-than ...
Big Sale On Oil! Limited Time Only!
investing.com - 10/19/2014 4:41:51 AM
So much domestic oil and gas production growth has taken place in the United States in the last ten years that oil imports have ... for many OPEC countries. Russia for years has pegged its natural gas contract prices to world oil prices expecting they ...
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.
OPEC: U.S. oil imports at historic low
United Press International - 10/9/2014 11:59:02 PM
VIENNA, Oct. 10 (UPI) --U.S. imports into the Gulf Coast region are at six-year lows because shale output is suppressing the need for foreign oil, OPEC said in a Friday report. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries published its monthly market ...
The Case for Allowing U.S. Crude Oil Exports
Council on Foreign Relations - 10/15/2014 11:59:04 PM
As recently as half a decade ago, oil companies had no interest in exporting U.S. crude oil, but that has changed. Oil production has grown more in the United States over the past five years than anywhere else in the world ... of the country's energy ...