Country Comparison > Oil - production > TOP 10

RankCountryOil - production (bbl/day)
1Saudi Arabia11,730,000
2United States11,110,000
7United Arab Emirates3,213,000

Definition: This entry is the total oil produced in barrels per day (bbl/day). The discrepancy between the amount of oil produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes, refinery gains, and other complicating factors.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Oil - production map

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Fueling Oil’s Push to $50: Fear Is Back
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Oil surges past $50 for first time in 7 months
NYSE Post - 5/29/2016 4:27:32 PM
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$50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy
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Saudi Aramco Lifted 2015 Oil Output to Record in Market Spat (1)
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End of glut fuels oil price recovery to above $50 a barrel
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