Country Comparison > Oil - production > TOP 20

RankCountryOil - production (bbl/day)
1United States10,962,000
3Saudi Arabia10,425,000
8United Arab Emirates3,216,000
20United Kingdom1,000,000

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, 2019

See also: Oil - production map

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