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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Reuters - 10/23/2016 9:01:11 AM
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Russia oil minister meets Saudis, Gulf countries in Riyadh
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World Bank raises 2017 price outlook for oil, metals - 10/23/2016 10:08:35 PM
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Venezuela's Maduro calls in Iran for oil price cooperation - 10/24/2016 4:20:49 AM
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Venezuelan Oil Is Largely Staying in Ground or Going Up in Smoke - 10/23/2016 7:16:47 PM
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Saudi Arabia Should Pay A Tax To America For Every Barrel Of Oil It Sells To China
Forbes - 10/23/2016 11:10:01 AM
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Kenya: Early Pilot Scheme Is Vital for Production of Kenya's Crude Oil
AllAfrica - 10/23/2016 7:59:44 PM
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Oil prices stable as strong dollar weighs, tighter market looms - 10/24/2016 3:02:05 AM
Energy prices, which include oil, natural gas and coal, are expected to jump almost 25 percent next year, a larger increase than previously forecast, the World Bank ... Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) upcoming plan to limit production, said Tariq ...

Investment return in Iranian oil industry projects favorable - 10/23/2016 10:44:23 PM
“We are honored of gaining the first rank in world’s oil and gas within more than 100 years ... is not in a favorable condition in terms of the ratio of production to reserves. Such countries as Saudi Arabia and Russia produce times more than Iran ...

Oil prices jump on U.S. inventory drop
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US Shale Oil Could Make OPEC’s Production Freeze Obsolete - 10/23/2016 7:16:47 PM
The US shale oil boom not only made the world’s largest economy more energy independent ... According to analysts, the deal is unlikely to include Libya, Iran and Nigeria, countries that are ramping up production for a myriad of security and economic ...

Why economic corruption or an oil decline will lead to a financial crash, depression, and permanent energy crisis - 10/23/2016 9:11:19 PM
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World Bank raises 2017 crude oil forecast
le Globaliste - 10/23/2016 7:31:06 PM
The December contract will be front-month from Friday.London-traded Brent, the world benchmark for crude, settled up 99 cents, or 1.9 percent, at $52.67. Russia's oil industry has proved its strength over the past several years, raising production while ...

Saudi's Falih says views closer with Russia on oil market
Reuters - 10/23/2016 6:45:10 AM
the world's top oil producer, on the need to stabilise the market "are getting closer." "Saudi Arabia has started to play an important role to coordinate between Russia ... and OPEC, specifically the Gulf countries," Falih said in a news conference with ...

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