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What countries are the top producers and consumers of oil?

The 10 largest oil1 producers and share of total world oil production2 in 20203

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States18.6020%
Saudi Arabia11.0112%
Russia10.50 11%
Canada  5.29
  6%
China
  4.93
  5%
Iraq  4.16
  4%
United Arab Emirates
  3.79
  4%
Brazil
  3.78
  4%
Iran  2.81
  3%
Kuwait  2.66
  3%
Total top 1067.52
  72%
World total94.24

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Production includes domestic production of crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, biofuels, and refinery processing gain.
3 Source: International Energy Statistics, Total oil (petroleum and other liquids) production, April 1, 2021

The 10 largest oil1 consumers and share of total world oil consumption in 20182

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States20.5120%
China13.8914%
India  4.77  5%
Russia  3.88
  4%
Japan
  3.79
  4%
Saudi Arabia  3.08
  3%
Brazil  3.06
  3%
South Korea  2.57
  3%
Canada  2.53
  3%
Germany  2.33
  2%
Total top 1060.40
60%
World total100.37

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Source: International Energy Statistics, Total oil (petroleum and other liquids) consumption, December 1, 2020.

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Energy Explained: Where our oil comes from

Last updated: April 1, 2021


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