Russia continues to lag behind: the USA took the lead for oil production


Россия продолжает отставать: США вырвались вперед по добыче нефтиRussia is no longer in the first place.

Thus, the United States in March 2018 was mined on average to 10.43 million barrels of oil per day, becoming the largest oil producer.

In second place is Russia, which in March had produced 10.3 million barrels per day. Closes the three leaders of Saudi Arabia, with a production volume of 9.91 million barrels per day.

Mining in Russia, according to the organization have not changed in comparison with February, in the United States – increased by 1.6% in Saudi Arabia declined by 0.28%.

In February, the daily volume of production of the Russian Federation averaged 10.3 million barrels compared from 10.26 million barrels in the United States and of 9.94 million barrels in Saudi Arabia.

The volume of oil exports of Saudi Arabia in March on a monthly basis decreased by 1.8%, to 7.12 million barrels per day in the United States — increased 3.7 percent, to 1.66 million barrels per day. Data for the same indicator of Russia JODI does not specify.

In February, Russia exported of 5.04 million barrels per day, and in January of 5.43 million barrels a day.

Processing at refineries in the United States rose in March by 4.9% the previous month, to 16.71 million barrels per day. In Saudi Arabia oil refining increased by 0.2% compared with February to 2.49 million barrels per day. Processing at refineries in Russia decreased by 1.6 percent from February to 5.79 million barrels per day. Source:


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