Fact #194: December 10, 2001
Production and Imports/Exports for Top 10 Oil-Producing Countries
Of the top 10 oil-producing countries in 2000, only two — the United States and China — imported more oil than they exported. Saudi Arabia, Norway, and Venezuela export more than 90% of the oil they produce.
1990 and 2000 Oil Production and Net Oil Imports/Exports
|Country||1990 Oil Production*||2000 Oil Production*||2000 Net Imports/Exports|
|(million barrels per day)|
* Oil production includes crude oil, lease condensate, natural gas liquids, other hydrocarbons and alcohol, and refinery gain.