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Company Level Imports

With Data for July 2014   |  Release Date:  September 29, 2014   |  Next Release Date: October 30, 2014   |   XLS     

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July 2014 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in July 2014 show 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 80% of United States crude oil imports in July while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 98% of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of U.S. crude oil imports for July were Canada (2,802 thousand barrels per day), Saudi Arabia (1,231 thousand barrels per day), Venezuela (852 thousand barrels per day), Mexico (714 thousand barrels per day), and Iraq (496 thousand barrels per day). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Kuwait (375 thousand barrels per day), Ecuador (214 thousand barrels per day), Colombia (197 thousand barrels per day), Angola (141 thousand barrels per day), and Brazil (137 thousand barrels per day). Total crude oil imports averaged 7,623 thousand barrels per day in July, which was an increase of 569 thousand barrels per day from imports during June 2014.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in July; exporting 3,281 thousand barrels per day. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 1,232 thousand barrels per day.

Crude Oil Imports (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jul-14 Jun-14 YTD 2014 Jul 13 YTD 2013
CANADA 2,802 2,752 2,747 2,536 2,554
SAUDI ARABIA 1,231 1,017 1,340 1,318 1,227
VENEZUELA 852 701 741 871 772
MEXICO 714 730 780 852 829
IRAQ 496 529 361 299 381
KUWAIT 375 355 368 309 306
ECUADOR 214 138 185 192 217
COLOMBIA 197 203 268 574 409
ANGOLA 141 159 119 215 202
BRAZIL 137 130 110 110 101
CHAD 92 64 50 77 61
RUSSIA 85 32 20 15 40
AZERBAIJAN 67 0 20 67 29
ARGENTINA 50 22 34 0 11
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 30 35 9 0 0

Total Imports of Petroleum (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jul-14 Jun-14 YTD 2014 Jul 13 YTD 2013
CANADA 3,281 3,237 3,259 3,014 3,126
SAUDI ARABIA 1,232 1,017 1,351 1,318 1,230
VENEZUELA 901 747 791 933 823
MEXICO 753 777 836 930 907
IRAQ 496 529 361 299 381
RUSSIA 405 274 346 456 478
KUWAIT 375 355 370 309 307
ECUADOR 214 138 187 198 221
COLOMBIA 202 210 295 588 429
ANGOLA 159 166 135 228 216
BRAZIL 157 143 130 185 140
ALGERIA 118 147 97 112 117
UNITED KINGDOM 118 97 130 192 147
INDIA 102 68 97 168 99
CHAD 92 64 50 77 61

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

Crude oil imports from Persian Gulf 2013 (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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