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The U.S. ranks 3rd in oil production

4 November 2012 2 comments

According to the CIA World Factbook, in 2011 the United States produced an estimated 9,023,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bbl/day), or 10.6% of the world’s crude oil. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of one hundred two oil-producing nations. Saudi Arabia ranks first, producing 11,150,000 bbl/day, or 13.1% of the world’s total. The top ten oil producing countries account for 63.2% of all the oil produced in the world.

The U.S. ranks 1st in maize oil production

22 September 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2009 the United States produced 1,099,300 tonnes of maize oil, or 44.6% of the world’s total maize oil production. That was enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 1st in oil consumption

28 March 2011 7 comments

According to the CIA Worldfact Book, in 2009 the United States used about 18.69 million barrels of oil per day. That’s enough for the U.S. rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in oil capacity

28 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to British Petroleum, in 2009 the United States had an oil refinery capacity of  17,688,000 barrels per day, or 19.5% of the world’s total oil refinery capacity. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

The U.S. ranks 1st in oil refinery capacity

11 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to British Petroleum, the United States has an oil refinery capacity of 17,455 barrels per day, which makes the United States rank first in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 9th in rapeseed oil

23 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to FAOStat, in 2007, the United States produced 500,000 tonnes of rapeseed oil, or 3% of the world’s total. That was enough to make the United States rank ninth in that category. China ranked first, producing 4,348,100 tonnes, or 25.8% of the world total.

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The U.S. ranks 13th in oil reserves

19 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States ranks thirteenth in terms of proven oil reserves. Saudi Arabia ranks first.

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