The United States is by far the world’s biggest producer of oil, having produced around 16.6 million barrels of oil on average per day in 2021. Saudi Arabia and Russia follow head to head in second and third place, having produced around 11 and 10.9 million barrels of oil per day, respectively. According to data compiled by BP, the top three countries produced more oil than the bottom 7 countries in the top 10 combined. Completing the top ten roundup are Brazil with 3 million barrels per day and Kuwait with 2.7 million.
The World's Biggest Oil Producers
This chart shows the volume of oil produced in 2021 in million tons.