Which Country Produces the Most Kerosene?

Kerosene Production ('000 bpd), 2014 or latest
Oil & Gas | December 25, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 82 countries in 2014, Japan ranked the highest in kerosene production with 291 '000 bpd followed by Spain and India. On the other end of the scale was Jamaica with 0.021 '000 bpd, Myanmar with 0.021 '000 bpd and Senegal with 0.021 '000 bpd.

Total kerosene production reached 1,300 '000 bpd in 2014 in the World according to EIA. This is 18.7 % less than in the previous year and -44.1 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total kerosene production reached an all time high of 2,308 '000 bpd in 1986 and an all time low of 742 '000 bpd in 1983. The average annual growth amounted to 1.29 % since 1980.

The top ranked country, Japan, accounted for 22.3 % of kerosene production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 49.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 85.7 % in 2014.

Data for more countries are available at Kerosene Production indicator page.

Kerosene Production Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
China '000 bpd 82.3 97.0 153 148 161
India '000 bpd ... 174 187 168 164 167
Indonesia '000 bpd 131 80.2 55.1 39.3 29.6
Iran '000 bpd 134 117 96.9 93.0 97.9
Iraq '000 bpd 20.8 20.0 45.7 47.8 45.5
Italy '000 bpd 15.3 12.1 12.3 15.1 13.0
Japan '000 bpd 354 350 340 335 323
Kuwait '000 bpd 121 123 127 125 136
Nigeria '000 bpd 12.7 6.06 12.4 14.3 11.5
Saudi Arabia '000 bpd 67.9 108 98.8 103 109
South Korea '000 bpd 87.0 98.4 109 96.5 75.9
Spain '000 bpd 82.0 95.9 117 139 180
Thailand '000 bpd 3.22 1.77 7.96 2.69 1.40
USA '000 bpd 15.8 19.6 18.8 15.8 7.57
United Kingdom '000 bpd 66.6 61.1 57.9 52.7 48.8