Which Country Has the Largest Crude Oil Distillation Capacity?

Crude Oil Distillation Capacity ('000 bpd), 2012
Oil & Gas | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 111 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in crude oil distillation capacity with 17,736 '000 bpd followed by China and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Suriname with 7.00 '000 bpd, Paraguay with 7.50 '000 bpd and Brunei with 8.60 '000 bpd.

Total crude oil distillation capacity reached 88,004 '000 bpd in 2012 in the World according to EIA. This is 0.105 % less than in the previous year and 7.45 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total crude oil distillation capacity reached an all time high of 88,097 '000 bpd in 2011 and an all time low of 46,765 '000 bpd in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 1.52 % since 1970.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 20.2 % of crude oil distillation capacity in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 34.1 % share while the ten largest countries some 57.2 % in 2012.

Data for more countries are available at Crude Oil Distillation Capacity indicator page.