United States Oil

Summary Table

  Barrels Global Rank
35,230,000,000 11th in the world

  Barrels per Day Global Rank
14,837,640 1st in the world
19,687,287 1st in the world
Daily Deficit
-4,849,647  
Oil Imports
7,850,000  
Oil Exports
591,000  
7,259,000  
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Oil Reserves in the United States

See also: List of countries by Oil Reserves

The United States holds 35,230,000,000 barrels of proven oil reserves as of 2016, ranking 11th in the world and accounting for about 2.1% of the world's total oil reserves of 1,650,585,140,000 barrels.

The United States has proven reserves equivalent to 4.9 times its annual consumption. This means that, without imports, there would be about 5 years of oil left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Oil Reserves
35,230,000,000 barrels
Global Rank: 11th | Share of World: 2.13 %
5 years of oil left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Oil Reserves in the United States

Oil Consumption in the United States

See also: List of countries by Oil Consumption

  • The United States consumes 19,687,287 barrels per day (B/d) of oil as of the year 2016.
  • The United States ranks 1st in the world for oil consumption, accounting for about 20.3% of the world's total consumption of 97,103,871 barrels per day.
  • The United States consumes 2.56 gallons of oil per capita every day (based on the 2016 population of 323,015,995 people), or 934 gallons per capita per year (22 barrels). [1 barrel = 42 US Gallons]

Oil Production in the United States

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  • The United States produces 14,837,640 barrels per day of oil (as of 2016) ranking 1st in the world.
  • The United States produces every year an amount equivalent to 15.4% of its total proven reserves (as of 2016).

Oil Imports

  • The United States imports 37% of its oil consumption (7,259,000 barrels per day in 2016).

History of Oil Consumption and Production

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