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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Oil Tumbles on More OPEC Skepticism
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The Oil Imbroglio - 9/24/2016 1:35:58 AM
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Saudis offer oil cut for OPEC deal if Iran freezes output: sources - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
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International Oil Prices: How much influence Saudi Arabia still exerts - 9/24/2016 6:29:27 AM
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Mexico Energy Profile: Among Largest Sources Of US Oil Imports – Analysis
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The consequences of a world awash with oil - 9/25/2016 12:58:59 AM
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Oil slumps 4 percent as no output deal expected for OPEC - 9/24/2016 11:51:35 AM
Crude futures slumped after sources said Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision in Algeria where the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... the world's largest oil exporter, also hit record highs in production this week.

Third time's the charm? Opec members meet again to tackle low oil prices
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Iraq sets ceiling on oil production before Algeria meeting - 9/24/2016 4:06:17 AM
Saudi Arabia, which in recent years has declined to act as the world's swing producer to balance ... It is expected that the talks on oil production freeze will be held between OPEC and non-OPEC countries. "These are different things", he said.

Are global oil prices set to start rising?
The Christian Science Monitor - 9/22/2016 11:56:56 PM
Saudi Arabia, the world's largest exporter of oil, has offered to strike a deal with ... “The more that the US can replace imports with domestic production, the stronger position it puts the country in geopolitically,” says Dr. Priest.

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Russia Said to Plan Joining Oil Talks Provided OPEC Reaches Deal - 9/23/2016 8:49:38 PM
Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil ... if its regional rival were to cap production at 3.6 million, according to two people familiar with the matter. Other proposals were also discussed by oil officials from the countries at the headquarters of ...

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