United States Oil
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)
| ||Barrels per Day ||Global Rank |
| ||14,837,640 ||1st in the world |
| ||19,687,287 ||1st in the world |
| -4,849,647 || |
|7,850,000 || |
|591,000 || |
| ||7,259,000 || |
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).
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
See also: List of countries by Oil Production
- 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).
- The United States imports 37% of its oil consumption (7,259,000 barrels per day in 2016).
History of Oil Consumption and Production