2006 Top World Oil Producers, Consumers, Importers & Exporters

Compiled by Bravo Technology Center
Source: EIA: International Energy Annual (2000-2004), International Petroleum Monthly (2005-2006). http://eia.doe.gov

Top World Oil Producers, 2006
Rank Country Production
('000 bbl/d)
1 Saudi Arabia 10,719
2 Russia 9,668
3 United States 8,367
4 Iran 4,146
5 China 3,836
6 Mexico 3,706
7 Canada 3,289
8 United Arab Emirates 2,938
9 Venezuela 2,802
10 Norway 2,785
11 Kuwait 2,674
12 Nigeria 2,443
13 Brazil 2,163
14 Algeria 2,122
15 Iraq 2,008

Top World Oil Consumers, 2006
Rank Country Consumption
('000 bbl/d)
1 United States 20,588
2 China 7,274
3 Japan 5,222
4 Russia 3,103
5 Germany 2,630
6 India 2,534
7 Canada 2,218
8 Brazil 2,183
9 Korea, South 2,157
10 Saudi Arabia 2,068
11 Mexico 2,030
12 France 1,972
13 United Kingdom 1,816
14 Italy 1,709
15 Iran 1,627


Top World Oil Net Exporters, 2006
Rank Country Net Exports
('000 bbl/d)
1 Saudi Arabia 8,651
2 Russia 6,565
3 Norway 2,542
4 Iran 2,519
5 United Arab Emirates 2,515
6 Venezuela 2,203
7 Kuwait 2,150
8 Nigeria 2,146
9 Algeria 1,847
10 Mexico 1,676
11 Libya 1,525
12 Iraq 1,438
13 Angola 1,363
14 Kazakhstan 1,114
15 Canada 1,071

Top World Oil Net Importers, 2006
Rank Country Net Imports
('000 bbl/d)
1 United States 12,220
2 Japan 5,097
3 China 3,438
4 Germany 2,483
5 Korea, South 2,150
6 France 1,893
7 India 1,687
8 Italy 1,558
9 Spain 1,555
10 Taiwan 942
11 Netherlands 936
12 Singapore 787
13 Thailand 606
14 Turkey 576
15 Belgium 546