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Company Level Imports

With Data for June 2021   |  Release Date:  August 31, 2021   |  Next Release Date: September 30, 2021   |   XLS     

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June 2021 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in June 2021 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 85% of United States crude oil imports in June while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 95% of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of U.S. crude oil imports for June were Canada (4.0 million b/d), Mexico (681,000 b/d), Saudi Arabia (436,000 b/d), Russia (282,000 b/d), and Nigeria (181,000 b/d). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Iraq (180,000 b/d), Colombia (176,000 b/d), Ecuador (118,000 b/d), Brazil (109,000 b/d), and Libya (103,000 b/d). Total crude oil imports averaged 6.6 million b/d in June, which was an increase of 774,000 b/d from imports during May 2021.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in June; exporting 4.6 million b/d. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Russia with 848,000 b/d.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-21 May-21 YTD 2021 Jun-20 YTD 2020
Canada 4,016 3,544 3,721 3,332 3,634
Mexico 681 600 587 768 719
Saudi Arabia 436 255 292 1,206 679
Russia 282 277 184 75 77
Nigeria 181 104 111 103 68
Iraq 180 162 144 146 230
Colombia 176 206 189 311 277
Ecuador 118 181 158 112 166
Brazil 109 31 61 50 71
Libya 103 117 85 - 17
United Kingdom 83 - 41 21 25
Ghana 45 36 45 25 17
Guyana 41 97 69 - 19
Trinidad And Tobago 30 35 37 17 31
Angola 25 42 31 66 30

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-21 May-21 YTD 2021 Jun-20 YTD 2020
Canada 4,586 4,057 4,330 3,760 4,172
Russia 848 844 707 551 528
Mexico 788 728 693 849 805
Saudi Arabia 576 395 360 1,221 693
Nigeria 203 123 133 103 70
Colombia 197 235 216 369 316
Iraq 180 178 149 146 230
Netherlands 161 154 142 98 74
Brazil 157 96 99 159 122
United Kingdom 154 88 91 87 82
Ecuador 153 196 174 112 180
Korea, South 137 196 135 90 107
Belgium 136 46 55 53 34
India 111 113 97 117 81
Libya 105 118 86 - 17

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

Crude oil imports from Persian Gulf 2016 (discontinued)

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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