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Company Level Imports

With Data for September 2022   |  Release Date:  November 30, 2022   |  Next Release Date: December 30, 2022   |   XLSX     

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September 2022 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in September 2022 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 86% of United States crude oil imports in September 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 September were Canada (3.9 million b/d), Mexico (635,000 b/d), Saudi Arabia (396,000 b/d), Ecuador (236,000 b/d), and Iraq (231,000 b/d). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Brazil (186,000 b/d), Colombia (162,000 b/d), Argentina ( 65,000 b/d), Angola ( 64,000 b/d), and Libya ( 62,000 b/d). Total crude oil imports averaged 6.3 million b/d in September, which was a decrease of 62,000 b/d from imports during August 2022.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in September; exporting 4.4 million b/d. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Mexico with 794,000 b/d.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Sep-22 Aug-22 YTD 2022 Sep-21 YTD 2021
Canada 3,899 3,853 3,834 3,779 3,717
Mexico 635 641 655 671 608
Saudi Arabia 396 384 457 491 327
Ecuador 236 176 144 133 149
Iraq 231 214 244 29 138
Brazil 186 129 136 209 98
Colombia 162 215 226 125 175
Argentina 65 31 55 55 25
Angola 64 50 46 29 35
Libya 62 68 72 96 91
United Kingdom 55 45 36 27 45
Nigeria 54 140 93 101 114
Guyana 50 144 77 176 82
Trinidad And Tobago 46 61 44 62 42
Ghana 36 29 54 61 50

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Sep-22 Aug-22 YTD 2022 Sep-21 YTD 2021
Canada 4,421 4,399 4,394 4,277 4,296
Mexico 794 802 822 814 727
Saudi Arabia 500 483 563 547 404
Iraq 282 306 304 40 145
Ecuador 272 186 167 165 169
Brazil 223 208 183 260 139
Colombia 173 233 246 141 199
United Kingdom 122 106 97 113 101
Netherlands 104 58 88 174 145
Korea, South 96 163 123 180 139
Argentina 77 39 65 66 33
Angola 72 50 49 29 39
United Arab Emirates 67 52 47 71 43
Libya 62 68 73 96 91
Nigeria 61 163 105 132 135

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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