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Company Level Imports

With Data for June 2016   |  Release Date:  August 31, 2016   |  Next Release Date: September 30, 2016   |   XLS     

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June 2016 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in June 2016 show that two countries, Canada and Saudi Arabia, exported more than one million barrels per day (b/d) to the United States (see table below). The top five exporting countries accounted for 77% of United States crude oil imports in June while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 93% of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of U.S. crude oil imports for June were Canada (3.0 million b/d), Saudi Arabia (1.1 million b/d), Venezuela (673,000 b/d, Mexico (622,000 b/d), and Colombia (518,000 b/d). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Iraq (434,000 b/d), Nigeria (234,000 b/d), Ecuador (223,000 b/d), Brazil (159,000 b/d), and Kuwait (135,000 b/d). Total crude oil imports averaged 7.6 million b/d in June, which was a decrease of 335,000 b/d from imports during June 2016.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in June; exporting 3.5 million b/d. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 1.1 million b/d.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-16 May-16 YTD 2016 Jun-15 YTD 2015
Canada 2,995 3,019 3,225 3,012 3,132
Saudi Arabia 1,088 1,170 1,122 1,076 1,040
Venezuela 673 752 719 700 751
Mexico 622 566 598 785 715
Colombia 518 558 478 376 423
Iraq 434 555 368 214 201
Nigeria 234 241 218 - 36
Ecuador 223 225 245 231 217
Brazil 159 87 131 234 177
Kuwait 135 177 187 314 250
Angola 128 161 159 101 94
Chad 70 107 86 63 74
Russia 57 11 29 - 12
Oman 53 66 31 - -
Algeria 42 - 19 35 6

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-16 May-16 YTD 2016 Jun-15 YTD 2015
Canada 3,485 3,571 3,800 3,618 3,795
Saudi Arabia 1,104 1,171 1,135 1,077 1,052
Venezuela 748 787 774 757 802
Mexico 739 676 686 856 787
Colombia 583 570 520 377 438
Russia 472 435 427 475 370
Iraq 434 555 368 214 201
Nigeria 252 297 248 21 55
Ecuador 223 230 247 237 223
Brazil 194 110 149 255 190
Algeria 183 102 144 126 109
United Kingdom 168 106 125 134 112
Kuwait 135 177 187 314 251
Angola 128 161 167 113 109
Korea, South 122 147 106 86 109

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

Crude oil imports from Persian Gulf 2015 (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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