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Performance Profiles of Major Energy Producers 2009

Release Date: February 25, 2011   |  Next Release Date: December 2011   |   Report Number: DOE/EIA-0206(2009)

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T-18. Production (Lifting) Costs by Region

(Million 2009 Dollars)

  2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
United States
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
3,643 3,993 5,350 5,965 7,553 12,589 4,870
Other Costs
12,143 13,211 14,800 18,128 21,792 25,312 23,281
Total Production Costs
15,785 17,204 20,150 24,093 29,346 37,901 28,151
U.S. Onshore
12,288 13,174 15,512 19,195 24,226 31,730 22,790
U.S. Offshore
3,497 4,030 4,639 4,898 5,120 6,171 5,361
Canada
Royalty Expenses
0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
139 133 156 153 149 152 175
Other Costs
3,283 2,941 3,572 3,741 3,869 4,231 5,727
Total Production Costs
3,421 3,073 3,728 3,894 4,018 4,384 5,902
Europe1
Royalty Expenses
W W 0 W W W 0
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
W W 1,265 W W W 1,128
Other Costs
4,774 4,645 5,292 5,228 6,097 5,878 5,640
Total Production Costs
5,689 5,362 6,557 6,877 7,440 7,919 6,768
Former Soviet Union2
Royalty Expenses
0 W 15 0 0 0 W
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
35 W 239 80 69 234 W
Other Costs
206 305 421 427 557 734 598
Total Production Costs
241 370 675 506 626 968 646
Africa
Royalty Expenses
0 0 W W W W W
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
687 882 W W W W W
Other Costs
2,030 2,380 2,534 2,907 3,788 4,708 5,197
Total Production Costs
2,718 3,262 3,899 4,847 6,251 7,376 7,061
Middle East
Royalty Expenses
0 0 0 0 0 W W
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
23 27 19 1,911 945 W W
Other Costs
601 611 636 883 853 1,183 1,250
Total Production Costs
624 638 654 2,794 1,799 2,532 1,940
Other Eastern Hemisphere
Royalty Expenses and
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
786 1,044 1,279 1,337 1,710 2,478 959
Other Costs
2,139 2,914 2,466 2,688 3,257 3,606 3,875
Total Production Costs
2,925 3,959 3,746 4,024 4,967 6,084 4,834
Other Western Hemisphere
Royalty Expenses and
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
457 566 741 747 618 740 375
Other Costs
673 622 990 1,011 1,170 1,285 1,235
Total Production Costs
1,130 1,188 1,731 1,758 1,788 2,024 1,610
Total Foreign
Royalty Expenses
W W W 282 262 310 15
Taxes Other Than Income Taxes
W W W 7,534 7,035 9,353 5,224
Other Costs
13,706 14,417 15,912 16,884 19,592 21,624 23,522
Total Production Costs
16,749 17,853 20,990 24,700 26,889 31,287 28,761
1 Prior to 2006, consisted of only European members of the OECD.
2 Prior to 2006, also included East Europe.
W = Data withheld to avoid disclosure.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-28 (Financial Reporting System).