Monday, March 12, 2012

U.S. Crude Oil Imports from Top 15 Countries, Dec 2011 -- EIA

by David Rachovich


U.S. Crude Oil Imports (thousand barrels per day)#, Dec. 2011 - EIA



Rank
Country
Dec 2011

Nov 2011
Dec 2010
1.
Canada
2,436
2,361
2,086
2.
Saudi Arabia*
1,293
1,203
1,076
3.
Mexico
945
1,157
1,223
4.
Venezuela*
810
707
825
5.
Nigeria*
498
655
1,024
6.
Colombia
458
379
220
7.
Brazil
389
201
271
8.
Iraq*
380
395
336
9.
Angola*
357
343
307
10.
Kuwait*
231
299
125
11.
Russia
165
311
202
12.
Algeria*
141
82
262
13.
Ecuador*
106
176
192
14.
United Kingdom
64
18
124
15.
Oman
53
42
0
OPEC
3,816
   3,878**
    4,180***
All Countries
8,716
8,826
8,695


#Excluding oil imports into the U.S. territories.

*OPEC member.

**OPEC total includes also imports from the United Arab Emirates – 18,000 barrels per day.

***OPEC total includes also imports from Libya – 32,000 barrels per day.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Feb 28, 2012

(The top five exporting countries accounted for 69 percent of United States crude oil imports in December 2011 while the top ten sources accounted for approximately 89 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports. The top five sources of US crude oil imports for December 2011 were Canada (2,436 thousand barrels per day), Saudi Arabia (1,293 thousand barrels per day), Mexico (945 thousand barrels per day), Venezuela (810 thousand barrels per day) and Nigeria (498 thousand barrels per day)---please see EIA, December 2011 Import Highlights. Also, please see "U.S. Crude Oil Imports from Top 15 Countries, Dec 2010" and "U.S. Crude Oil Imports from Top 15 Countries, Jun 2012."  – D.R.)

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