The United States Produced More Oil Than Any Other Country In The World 2016

 In Economy, Environment   Last Updated: February 8, 2018

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the United States produced 14.85 million barrels of oil per day in 2016, more than any other country in the world.  The next two top producing countries were Saudi Arabia (12.39 million barrels per day) and Russia (11.24 million barrels per day).  The U.S. produced 15% of the global oil supply in 2016.

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The International Energy Agency also lists the United States as being the top oil producing country in the world for 2016 and 2017, and predicts it will continue to be the top in 2018.  However, the oil production numbers are slightly different.  See the below comparison table:

SOURCE: International Energy Agency (See Below Citations)




"What countries are the top producers and consumers of oil?." Energy Information Administration, 17 October 2017. Web. 08 February 2018.
"International Energy Agency- Oil Market Report." International Energy Agency, 19 January 2018. Report. 08 February 2018.
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