Country Comparison > Oil - production > TOP 10

RankCountryOil - production (bbl/day)
1Saudi Arabia10,520,000
3United States9,688,000
8United Arab Emirates2,813,000

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, 2012

See also: Oil - production map

Related News

EU Sunflower Production Outlook Raised by Oil World After Rain
Bloomberg - 9/2/2014 1:22:52 PM
Production in the EU may total 8.55 million metric ... below last year’s record of 21.05 million, Oil World said. Farmers in the two countries had harvested about 850,000 hectares (2.1 million acres) as of Aug. 28, ahead of last year’s pace.

Top 10 Oil-Producing Countries In The World
AFKinside - 9/2/2014 3:10:15 PM
In this list we focus on crude oil extraction, not natural gas and biofuel production. These are the top 10 oil-producing countries in the world.

UPDATE 2-Russian oil production rises in August, sanctions yet to bite
Reuters - 9/2/2014 1:30:02 PM
MOSCOW, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Russia's oil output rose in August helped by an increase in condensate production at Gazprom , showing that energy supplies so far have not been affected by sanctions over the ... was still the world's highest in August.

40 Percent of Countries with Largest Shale Energy Resources Face Water Stress
WRI - 9/2/2014 4:33:10 AM
Right now, dozens of countries around the world are deciding whether or not to develop their shale gas and tight oil resources (tight oil deposits ... In general, shale-energy production is vulnerable wherever surface or groundwater is limited.

World Sets New Oil Production and Consumption Records
Energy Trends Insider - 7/9/2014 11:53:36 PM
Last month BP (NYSE: BP) released the Statistical Review of World Energy 2014. This report is one of the most comprehensive sources of global and country level statistics on production and consumption of oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear power and renewables.

FACTBOX-Oil production cost estimates by country
Reuters - 7/28/2009 9:15:50 AM
July 28 (Reuters) - The cost of pumping ... to make new discoveries, production costs were generally estimated at $20 a barrel (operating and capital costs). Those figures do not include the more expensive Orinoco oil from the country's sand deposits.

Ramirez removed as PDVSA head, oil minister in Venezuela shake-up
Orlando Sentinel - 9/3/2014 3:13:14 AM
The removal of Ramirez from key economic posts comes as the country flirts with recession ... He will take the helm of a firm blessed with the world's largest oil reserves that has nonetheless seen production slump for six consecutive years as it struggles ...

World Depends on Two Countries for Increase in Oil Production
Oil Price - 11/11/2013 11:59:04 PM
Benefit From the Latest Energy Trends and Investment Opportunities before the mainstream media and investing public are aware they even exist. The Free Energy Intelligence Report gives you this and much more. Click here to find out more.

20 countries seeing biggest increase in oil production
Rediff India Abroad - 11/8/2013 3:09:55 AM
3.11 million barrels per day Overall rank in oil production rise in 2012: 7 Canada, one of the most advanced countries in the world, has more than 4 per cent share of oil production. Change in share of world oil production (1973-2012): 0.59 per cent Share ...

Texas shale oil keeps gas prices affordable
Longview News-Journal - 9/1/2014 3:58:33 AM
The United States now accounts for 10 percent of the world’s oil production. As it sharply curtails imports from countries like Angola and Nigeria, those producers are then compelled to sell their oil to China and other Asian markets at steep discounts ...

Top 10 oil and gas producing countries in 2012
Mining - 6/14/2013 10:46:25 PM
World oil production ... with 395 million tonnes of oil produced last year. Eight out of 10 countries increased their oil output and only two — Iran and Mexico — fell. The US is the leader in terms of oil production growth in 2012 (+14%), whereas ...

Top 5 Oil-Producing Countries In 2011
Investopedia - 3/22/2011 11:58:11 PM
However, some have commented that current price rise may be an overreaction, since Libya produces only about 2% of the world's oil per day. While that is not an insignificant amount, other large oil producing countries could potentially step up production ...

UPDATE 6-Oil prices dip on faltering demand but Libya chaos threatens output
Reuters - 9/1/2014 6:28:53 AM
Libya's oil production has increased in ... counterpart Petro Poroshenko said his country was close to all-out war with Russia. The escalation could result in new Western sanctions against Russia, the world's biggest oil producer, although those imposed ...

How Much Does It Cost To Produce One Barrel Of Oil?
Seeking Alpha - 9/2/2014 4:43:18 PM
NOCs generally tend to confine their operations to their country of origin. It is much harder to get ... Together they were responsible for 8.4% percent of the world's oil production in 2012. I only have used the figures from their annual statement for ...

Venezuela announces plan to sell US oil operations
World Socialist Web Site - 9/2/2014 3:07:16 AM
Of current oil production, some 310,000 barrels per day (bpd) go to China to pay loans, around 10 percent of total production. Another 400,000 bpd go to countries such as Cuba ... a panel associated with the World Bank. ExxonMobile and ConocoPhillips ...

Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.