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Company Level Imports

With Data for April 2014   |  Release Date:  June 27, 2014   |  Next Release Date: July 30, 2014   |   XLS     

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April 2014 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in April 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 approximately 82 percent of United States crude oil imports in April while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 95 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of US crude oil imports for April were Canada (2,769 thousand barrels per day), Saudi Arabia (1,579 thousand barrels per day), Venezuela (781 thousand barrels per day), Mexico (690 thousand barrels per day), and Kuwait (342 thousand barrels per day). The rest of the top ten sources, in order, were Iraq (321 thousand barrels per day), Colombia (303 thousand barrels per day), Ecuador (168 thousand barrels per day), Nigeria (153 thousand barrels per day), and Angola (95 thousand barrels per day). Total crude oil imports averaged 7,547 thousand barrels per day in April, which was an increase of 283 thousand barrels per day from imports during March 2014.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in April; exporting 3,169 thousand barrels per day. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 1,607 thousand barrels per day.

Crude Oil Imports (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Apr-14 Mar-14 YTD 2014 Apr 13 YTD 2013
CANADA 2,769 2,709 2,734 2,517 2,633
SAUDI ARABIA 1,579 1,425 1,479 1,107 1,098
VENEZUELA 781 724 730 811 755
MEXICO 690 799 817 905 845
KUWAIT 342 356 378 232 313
IRAQ 321 291 287 455 456
COLOMBIA 303 323 314 440 393
ECUADOR 168 167 183 310 235
NIGERIA 153 96 85 320 336
ANGOLA 95 106 92 154 156
BRAZIL 75 63 98 60 72
ARGENTINA 55 31 30 0 12
CHAD 48 16 32 63 56
AZERBAIJAN 35 34 18 0 17
NORWAY 35 35 26 8 2

Total Imports of Petroleum (Top 15 Countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Apr-14 Mar-14 YTD 2014 Apr 13 YTD 2013
CANADA 3,169 3,205 3,257 3,163 3,251
SAUDI ARABIA 1,607 1,444 1,494 1,109 1,102
VENEZUELA 853 772 778 847 781
MEXICO 748 871 880 973 922
RUSSIA 405 424 348 579 452
KUWAIT 342 360 382 238 315
COLOMBIA 334 382 353 465 416
IRAQ 321 291 287 455 456
NIGERIA 187 112 112 405 388
UNITED KINGDOM 170 131 128 131 113
ECUADOR 170 173 185 322 239
INDIA 140 112 89 98 52
ANGOLA 118 117 110 167 171
NETHERLANDS 110 90 102 80 110
BRAZIL 100 72 118 96 102

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  - 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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