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US is world’s biggest oil consumer and producer

March 2021
The US, with a population of 335 million people, is the biggest consumer of crude oil in the world. China, with a population of 1,400 million people, is a number 2 that’s catching up. The top five oil consumers in 2019 were:
1. US
2. China
3. India
4. Japan
5. Saudi Arabia

When it comes to production of crude oil, the US is also number one. The top five producers in 2019 were:

1. US
2. Russia
3. Saudi Arabia
4. Iraq
5. Canada

For details check out Forbes’s article The World’s Top 10 Oil Producers And Consumers

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