Posted by: mulrickillion | January 26, 2012

From 1980 to 2010, most regions contributed to growth in global crude oil production

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Today in Energy, Jan 25, 2012 —


Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics.
Note: Crude oil production represented by production of crude oil including lease condensate.

Global crude oil and lease condensate production increased 24%, or over 14 million barrels per day (bbl/d), between 1980 and 2010 (click animation above). Although the Middle East was the largest regional producer and grew by 23% over that period, or over 4 million bbl/d, the region’s share of global crude oil production was at 31% in both 1980 and 2010. Central & South America, Africa, and Asia grew most rapidly, increasing their combined share of total crude oil production from 23% in 1980 to 32% in 2010.

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Today in Energy – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)


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