The Top 5 Countries that Produced the Most Oil in 2005 (Mt)

  Country Oil Production 2005 Percentage of World Total
1 Saudi Arabia 519 million tonnes 13.2%
2 Russia 470 million tonnes 12.0%
3 United States 307 million tonnes 7.8%
4 Islamic Rep. of Iran 205 million tonnes 5.2%
5 Mexico 188 million tonnes 4.8%
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 Facts
  1. At present rates of consumption in 2008 the world is using close to 87 million barrels per day. At this rate there would be only enough oil to sustain the planet for another 35 to 40 years (but not at the same cost).
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Sources:  Energy Information Administration report: Key World Energy Statistics 2006

List Notes: Data is oil production for the year 2005 in millions of tonnes.
Countries that Produced the Most Oil in 2005 (Mt)

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