Which Country Produces the Most Oil?

Total Oil Supply ('000 bpd), 2016 or latest
Oil & Gas | December 25, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 134 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in oil supply with 14,855 '000 bpd followed by Saudi Arabia and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Morocco with -1.07 '000 bpd, Sri Lanka with -0.563 '000 bpd and El Salvador with -0.311 '000 bpd.

Total 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 10.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total oil supply reached an all time high of 94,625 '000 bpd in 2016 and an all time low of 57,928 '000 bpd in 1983. The average annual growth amounted to 1.09 % since 1980.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 15.7 % of oil supply in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 40.7 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.5 % in 2016.

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

Total 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 2,712 2,685 2,652 2,694 2,950
Canada '000 bpd 3,442 3,597 3,856 4,073 4,383
China '000 bpd 4,373 4,370 4,421 4,501 4,526
Iran '000 bpd 4,243 4,214 3,518 3,192 3,380
Iraq '000 bpd 2,403 2,629 2,987 3,058 3,371
Kuwait '000 bpd 2,460 2,692 2,797 2,812 2,780
Mexico '000 bpd 2,979 2,960 2,941 2,915 2,812
Nigeria '000 bpd 2,459 2,554 2,524 2,372 2,427
Norway '000 bpd 2,144 2,043 1,922 1,845 1,904
Qatar '000 bpd 1,788 1,936 2,033 2,067 2,055
Russia '000 bpd 10,294 10,410 10,595 10,764 10,853
Saudi Arabia '000 bpd 10,908 11,467 11,841 11,702 11,624
USA '000 bpd 9,696 10,128 11,119 12,343 13,973
United Arab Emirates '000 bpd 2,813 3,214 3,398 3,441 3,471
Venezuela '000 bpd 2,599 2,689 2,689 2,689 2,685