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Company Level Imports

With Data for June 2017   |  Release Date:  August 31, 2017   |  Next Release Date: September 29, 2017   |   XLS     

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June 2017 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in June 2017 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 91% of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of U.S. crude oil imports for June were Canada (3.3 million b/d), Saudi Arabia (1.0 million b/d), Mexico (676,000 b/d), Venezuela (616,000 b/d), and Iraq (570,000 b/d). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Colombia (313,000 b/d), Nigeria (284,000 b/d), Ecuador (212,000 b/d), Angola (178,000 b/d), and Algeria (165,000 b/d). Total crude oil imports averaged 8.0 million b/d in June, which was a decrease of 387,000 b/d from imports during May 2017.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in June; exporting 3.8 million b/d. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Saudi Arabia with 1.0 million b/d.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-17 May-17 YTD 2017 Jun-16 YTD 2016
Canada 3,270 3,569 3,455 2,995 3,225
Saudi Arabia 1,015 1,093 1,185 1,088 1,122
Mexico 676 669 610 622 598
Venezuela 616 708 704 673 719
Iraq 570 619 595 434 368
Colombia 313 378 348 518 478
Nigeria 284 281 289 234 218
Ecuador 212 230 216 223 245
Angola 178 105 91 128 159
Algeria 165 87 91 42 19
Brazil 162 122 180 159 131
Kuwait 162 174 168 135 187
Norway 83 0 25 35 33
Russia 80 85 40 57 29
Equatorial Guinea 54 21 13 0 7

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Jun-17 May-17 YTD 2017 Jun-16 YTD 2016
Canada 3,804 4,123 4,058 3,485 3,800
Saudi Arabia 1,015 1,109 1,188 1,104 1,135
Mexico 784 810 708 739 686
Venezuela 663 767 759 748 774
Iraq 587 619 601 434 368
Russia 503 401 377 472 427
Colombia 334 424 376 583 520
Nigeria 320 294 308 252 248
Algeria 254 196 210 183 144
Ecuador 212 230 216 223 247
Brazil 202 132 196 194 149
Angola 178 105 97 128 167
Kuwait 162 174 168 135 187
United Kingdom 126 167 129 168 125
Norway 122 73 77 113 85

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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