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Company Level Imports

With Data for January 2014   |  Release Date:  March 28, 2014   |  Next Release Date: April 29, 2014   |   XLS     

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January 2014 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in January 2014 has been released and it shows that two countries exported more than 1 million barrels per day to the United States (see table below). The top five exporting countries accounted for 85 percent of United States crude oil imports in January while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 98 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of US crude oil imports for January were Canada (2,850 thousand barrels per day), Saudi Arabia (1,462 thousand barrels per day), Mexico (981 thousand barrels per day), Venezuela (661 thousand barrels per day), and Kuwait (462 thousand barrels per day). The rest of the top ten sources, in order, were Colombia (342 thousand barrels per day), Iraq (249 thousand barrels per day), Ecuador (191 thousand barrels per day), Brazil (118 thousand barrels per day), and Angola (88 thousand barrels per day). Total crude oil imports averaged 7,584 thousand barrels per day in January, which was an decrease of 175 thousand barrels per day from imports during December 2013.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in January; exporting 3,437 thousand barrels per day. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 1,462 thousand barrels per day.

Crude Oil Imports (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jan-14 Dec-13 YTD 2014 Jan-13 YTD 2013
CANADA 2,850 2,760 2,850 2,697 2,697
SAUDI ARABIA 1,462 1,519 1,462 967 967
MEXICO 981 978 981 1,004 1,004
VENEZUELA 661 798 661 871 871
KUWAIT 462 332 462 389 389
COLOMBIA 342 249 342 323 323
IRAQ 249 332 249 419 419
ECUADOR 191 155 191 240 240
BRAZIL 118 95 118 73 73
ANGOLA 88 117 88 198 198
NIGERIA 51 65 51 440 440
GUATEMALA 24 8 24 0 0
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 23 0 23 12 12
UNITED KINGDOM 16 0 16 17 17
CHAD 15 108 15 62 62

Total Imports of Petroleum (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jan-14 Dec-13 YTD 2014 Jan-13 YTD 2013
CANADA 3,437 3,324 3,437 3,433 3,433
SAUDI ARABIA 1,462 1,520 1,462 979 979
MEXICO 1,030 1,030 1,030 1,068 1,068
VENEZUELA 687 847 687 898 898
KUWAIT 474 332 474 389 389
COLOMBIA 373 293 373 351 351
IRAQ 249 332 249 419 419
RUSSIA 202 265 202 327 327
ECUADOR 191 155 191 240 240
UNITED KINGDOM 140 146 140 116 116
BRAZIL 126 103 126 106 106
NETHERLANDS 105 90 105 120 120
ANGOLA 94 136 94 223 223
NIGERIA 89 99 89 479 479
INDIA 71 30 71 30 30

Note: The data in the tables above exclude oil imports into the U.S. territories.

Crude Oil Imports From Persian Gulf 2013 (January - June)

Explanatory Notes

Sources  - Energy Information Administration (EIA) petroleum imports data are available at the company level. The data source is the Form EIA-814, "Monthly Imports Report."

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