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Company Level Imports

With Data for February 2022   |  Release Date:  April 29, 2022   |  Next Release Date: May 31, 2022   |   XLS     

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February 2022 Import Highlights

Monthly data on the origins of crude oil imports in February 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 February 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 February were Canada (3.8 million b/d), Mexico (573,000 b/d), Saudi Arabia (443,000 b/d), Iraq (235,000 b/d), and Colombia (228,000 b/d). The remaining top ten sources, in order, were Brazil (136,000 b/d), Ecuador (123,000 b/d), Nigeria (108,000 b/d), Russia ( 83,000 b/d), and Libya ( 78,000 b/d). Total crude oil imports averaged 6.2 million b/d in February, which was a decrease of 229,000 b/d from imports during January 2022.

Canada remained the largest exporter of total petroleum to the United States in February; exporting 4.5 million b/d. The second largest exporter of total petroleum was Mexico with 778,000 b/d.

Crude oil imports (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Feb-22 Jan-22 YTD 2022 Feb-21 YTD 2021
Canada 3,825 3,931 3,881 3,604 3,728
Mexico 573 622 599 534 585
Saudi Arabia 443 485 465 258 231
Iraq 235 254 245 121 104
Colombia 228 194 210 225 200
Brazil 136 98 116 47 80
Ecuador 123 79 100 111 133
Nigeria 108 29 66 46 89
Russia 83 4 42 56 80
Libya 78 76 77 122 75
Angola 68 62 64 15 22
Guyana 65 98 82 125 91
Ghana 39 80 61 106 79
Trinidad And Tobago 37 79 59 38 44
Kazakhstan 27 58 44 - 8

Total imports of petroleum (Top 15 countries)


(thousand barrels per day)
Country Feb-22 Jan-22 YTD 2022 Feb-21 YTD 2021
Canada 4,478 4,557 4,520 4,308 4,394
Mexico 778 758 768 613 684
Russia 586 283 426 453 556
Saudi Arabia 518 553 536 268 252
Colombia 240 200 219 272 237
Iraq 235 261 249 140 113
Brazil 177 110 142 56 90
Ecuador 130 100 114 134 150
Nigeria 127 29 75 78 113
Korea, South 120 105 112 138 116
Netherlands 112 69 90 77 76
Libya 79 76 78 122 75
United Kingdom 76 81 79 74 58
Angola 75 69 72 15 28
Guyana 65 98 82 125 91

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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