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's Decision To Import Oil Is The Perfect Example Of Just How Screwed The Country Is
businessinsider.in - 10/29/2014 10:20:44 AM
Despite being one of the largest oil producers in the world, the extra heavy crude produced by Venezuela ... But a combination of falling oil prices (which makes the country's major export less profitable) and devalued currency (which makes buying things ...
Venezuela restarts crude oil imports for the first time since the 1990s
El país - 10/29/2014 3:21:23 PM
Just when Venezuela – the world’s largest producer and exporter ... Some experts, however, say these imports underline important weaknesses in the country’s oil industry, which in turn put its chances of recovering from the economic crisis in danger.
Government Keen to Diversify Oil Imports, Buy Crude From US: Petroleum Minister
NDTV - 10/28/2014 6:32:52 AM
India wants to reduce its reliance on the Middle East nations for meeting its oil needs and instead wants to tap Latin American countries including Mexico and Russia. "We will look at Russia and Latin America too (for oil imports)." Violence in Iraq and ...
Big oil exporter Venezuela to import lighter crude oil in declining economy
cctv-america.com - 10/31/2014 2:04:27 AM
“It looks like this will be the future, not only for Venezuela’s industry but also, for the whole oil world market,” said economics ... oil prices has made it harder to import the more expensive naphtha. The country’s state oil company, PDVSA ...
ANALYSIS-Venezuela's crude imports show PDVSA picks pragmatism over politics
Reuters - 10/27/2014 11:13:13 AM
CARACAS/HOUSTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - It sounds embarrassing: Venezuela, an OPEC nation with the world's largest ... and plentiful oil a birthright and were shocked by Reuters' revelation in August that the country was set to import crude.
Motorist lobby NRMA warns of fuel disruption threat as reliance on imports grows
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/31/2014 12:12:54 PM
"This in a world that the International ... and the like will help to insulate the country from disruptions. A spokesman for Caltex said the risk of supply disruption was the same irrespective of imports of crude oil and imported oil.
Venezuela’s crude imports show PDVSA picks pragmatism over politics
Live Trading News - 10/28/2014 4:16:51 AM
It sounds embarrassing: Venezuela, an OPEC nation with the world’s largest oil reserves, is for the first time ... were shocked by Reuters’ revelation in August that the country was set to import crude. But the political constraints that have long ...
Shale Boom Redraws Oil Routes as Alaskans Ship to Korea
Bloomberg - 10/30/2014 10:58:20 PM
“A lot more crudes have become available to flow east into countries such as Korea.” South Korea, which imports about 97 percent of the supplies used to satisfy its energy needs, receives more than a third of its oil from Saudi Arabia, the world’s ...
Nigeria to import petroleum products for 20 years
Punch - 10/28/2014 10:32:04 PM
The issue of subsidy, she explained, could not be over flogged, as according to the World Bank, subsidy on petroleum products in Nigeria and other oil-producing African countries would be unsustainable in the medium term. Alison-Madueke said heavy subsidy ...
India keen to diversify oil imports, buy crude from US
Live Mint - 10/28/2014 2:39:37 PM
India wants to reduce its reliance on the Middle East nations for meeting its oil needs and instead wants to tap Latin American countries including Mexico and Russia. “We will look at Russia and Latin America too (for oil imports),” he said.
Palm Oil Crop Forecast Cut by Oil World After Dry Weather
Businessweek - 10/28/2014 10:46:23 PM
Malaysia and Indonesia experienced dry conditions in early 2014, as well as in June and July and again in some areas in September, Oil World said. At the same time, demand is rising from countries including India and China, with global imports expected to ...
US oil production on steady upwards swing
Energy Global - 10/29/2014 4:18:39 PM
The Institute for Energy Research (IER) reports that the US oil renaissance has helped to increase the supply of oil worldwide due to the nation’s lower import volumes ... Stagnation in world economies has produced a slack in world oil demand and ...
How drop in oil price will affect Arab Spring countries
Al Arabiya News - 10/28/2014 6:14:22 PM
said low oil prices “will allow poor countries to revive themselves through bridging their deficits. Morocco, a net hydrocarbon importer, and Tunisia, which has witnessed rising energy imports in recent years, are likely to benefit from the falling price ...
Diving Oil Prices Could Curb US Production
Hispanic Business - 10/28/2014 6:28:41 PM
A similar strategy by the world's largest oil producer in the 1980s and 1990s ... By the early '80s, the country had slashed oil imports before cheap Mideast oil reversed that trend -- with oil eventually sinking to $10 a barrel. Fuel consumption came ...
Saudi Arabia Rules in Global Oil Rout
businessweekme.com - 10/30/2014 11:16:49 AM
The bear market in oil is showing the world there’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and ... Institute for International Economics in Washington. Japan imports all its energy after closing nuclear reactors because of the 2011 ...