Country Comparison > Oil - production > TOP 10

RankCountryOil - production (bbl/day)
1Saudi Arabia10,520,000
2Russia10,270,000
3United States9,688,000
4Iran4,252,000
5China4,073,000
6Canada3,483,000
7Mexico2,983,000
8United Arab Emirates2,813,000
9Iraq2,642,000
10Nigeria2,458,000

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

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