Which Country Produces the Most Crude Oil?

Crude Oil Supply ('000 bpd), 2016
Oil & Gas | December 25, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 123 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in crude oil supply with 14,055 '000 bpd followed by Saudi Arabia and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Cambodia with < 0.001 '000 bpd, El Salvador with 0.003 '000 bpd and Rwanda with 0.010 '000 bpd.

Total crude oil supply reached 94,625 '000 bpd in 2016 in the World according to EIA. This is 0.436 % more than in the previous year and 22.3 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total crude oil supply reached an all time high of 94,625 '000 bpd in 2016 and an all time low of 53,250 '000 bpd in 1983. The average annual growth amounted to 1.29 % since 1980.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 14.9 % of crude oil supply in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 39.2 % share while the ten largest countries some 67.3 % in 2016.

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

Crude Oil Supply Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Brazil '000 bpd 2,055 2,105 2,061 2,024 2,255
Canada '000 bpd 2,741 2,901 3,138 3,325 3,603
China '000 bpd 4,078 4,059 4,085 4,164 4,189
Iran '000 bpd 4,080 4,054 3,387 3,113 3,236
Iraq '000 bpd 2,399 2,626 2,983 3,054 3,368
Kuwait '000 bpd 2,300 2,530 2,635 2,650 2,619
Mexico '000 bpd 2,621 2,600 2,593 2,562 2,459
Nigeria '000 bpd 2,455 2,550 2,520 2,367 2,423
Norway '000 bpd 1,869 1,752 1,607 1,530 1,568
Qatar '000 bpd 1,459 1,571 1,551 1,553 1,540
Russia '000 bpd 9,694 9,774 9,922 10,054 10,107
Saudi Arabia '000 bpd 8,900 9,458 9,832 9,693 9,735
USA '000 bpd 5,482 5,645 6,497 7,441 8,653
United Arab Emirates '000 bpd 2,415 2,679 2,804 2,820 2,820
Venezuela '000 bpd 2,410 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500