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Company Level Imports

With Data for February 2015   |  Release Date:  April 29, 2015   |  Next Release Date: May 28, 2015   |   XLS     

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February 2015 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in February 2015 show that one country, Canada, exported more than one million barrels per day to the United States (see table below). The top five exporting countries accounted for 83% of United States crude oil imports in February while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 96% of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of U.S. crude oil imports for January were Canada (3,207 thousand barrels per day), Saudi Arabia (911 thousand barrels per day), Venezuela (736 thousand barrels per day), Mexico (701 thousand barrels per day), Colombia (323 thousand barrels per day). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Kuwait (237 thousand barrels per day), Ecuador (231 thousand barrels per day), Iraq (222 thousand barrels per day), Angola (153 thousand barrels per day), and Brazil (114 thousand barrels per day). Total crude oil imports averaged 7,109 thousand barrels per day in February, which was a decrease of 41 thousand barrels per day from imports during January 2015.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in February; exporting 3,936 thousand barrels per day. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 945 thousand barrels per day.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Feb-15 Jan-15 YTD 2015 Feb-14 YTD 2014
CANADA 3,207 3,209 3,208 2,594 2,729
SAUDI ARABIA 911 788 846 1,450 1,456
VENEZUELA 736 615 672 757 706
MEXICO 701 773 739 790 891
COLOMBIA 323 402 365 288 316
KUWAIT 237 266 252 348 408
ECUADOR 231 328 282 207 199
IRAQ 222 227 225 290 268
ANGOLA 153 54 101 78 83
BRAZIL 114 220 170 140 128
CHAD 102 92 97 51 32
RUSSIA 25 23 24 - -
ARGENTINA 25 30 28 37 18
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 22 - 10 - -
NORWAY 21 - 10 38 18

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Feb-15 Jan-15 YTD 2015 Feb-14 YTD 2014
CANADA 3,936 3,974 3,956 3,211 3,330
SAUDI ARABIA 945 820 879 1,464 1,463
MEXICO 784 831 809 864 951
VENEZUELA 782 668 722 807 744
COLOMBIA 353 417 387 320 348
RUSSIA 300 389 347 365 279
ECUADOR 245 331 290 207 199
KUWAIT 241 266 254 348 414
IRAQ 222 227 225 290 268
ANGOLA 181 54 114 114 103
BRAZIL 138 236 190 181 152
ALGERIA 112 82 97 79 73
CHAD 102 93 97 51 32
INDIA 91 119 106 31 52
KOREA, SOUTH 87 90 89 38 29

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

Crude oil imports from Persian Gulf 2014 (January - December)

Explanatory notes

Sources  - U.S. 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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