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Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Kirby, James G.; Carleton, David A.; Moore, Betty M.
Crude petroleum and petroleum products,   pp. 909-1026 PDF (10.9 MB)


Page 1026

Estimate. P Preliminary. r Revised. 1 Includes field condensate. 
 ' Estimates of Israeli production from Sinai peninsula oilfields included
with Israel rather than with Arab Republic of Egypt. 
 Data for both Kuwait and Saudi Arabia include those countries' share of
production from the KuwaitSaudi Arabia Partitioned Zone. 
 1026 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
Table 6L—Crude petroleum: World production, by country 
(Thousand 42-gallon barrels) 
 Country 1970 1971 1972 o' 
North America: 
   Canada 461,177 491,846 560,693 
   Cubae 800 785 775 
   Mexico' ' 177,599 177,274 185,011 
   TrinidadandTobago 51,047 47,148 51,719 
   UnitedStates' 3,517,450 3,453,914 3,455,368 
South America: 
   Argentina 143,428 154,514 158,464 
   Barbados ~ 19 31 
   Bolivia 8,820 13,206 15,967 
   Brazil 60,923 63,513 61,088 
   Chile 12,432 12,883 12,527 
   Columbia 79,594 78,101 71,674 
   Ecuador 1,444 1,354 28,579 
   Peru 26,272 22,588 23,635 
   Venezuela 1,353,420 1,295,406 1,178,487 
Europe: 
   Albania 9,995 8,674 10,508 
   Austria 19,515 17,549 17,284 
   Bulgaria 2,438 2,336 1,825 
   Czechoslovakia 1,424 1,356 1,322 
   Denmark  -- 622 
   France 16,825 13,651 10,811 
   Germany, East ' 439 1,502 1,864 
   Germany, West 54,427 53,597 51,271 
   Hungary 14,780 14,879 15,084 
   Italy 9,575 8,952 7,850 
   Netherlands 13,080 11,727 10,885 
   Norway  2,081 12,126 
   Poland 3,146 3,116 2,574 
   Romania 102,067 102,479 105,296 
   Spain 1,457 874 1,020 
   U.S.S.R 2,594,550 2,778,300 2,895,900 
   United Kingdom r 838 1,499 2,628 
   Yugoslavia 21,140 21,932 23,709 
Africa: 
   Algeria 371,767 279,627 384,858 
   Angola 36,499 33,922 51,405 
   Congo (Brazzaville) 137 130 2,522 
   Egypt,ArabRepublicof 119,165 106,993 77,592 
   Gabon 39,292 41,911 45,671 
   Libya 1,209,314 1,007,687 819,619 
   Morocco 335 172 216 
   Nigeria 895,836 558,375 665,282 
   Tunisia 34,296 31,542 31,607 
Asia: 
   Bahrain 27,973 27,346 25,508 
   Brunei 50,233 47,482 67,008 
   Burma 6,388 6,652 7,466 
   China, People's Republic of e 146,000 186,150 216,080 
   India 52,596 52,091 56,965 
   Indonesia 311,628 325,673 395,581 
   Iran 1,397,460 1,661,901 1,843,869 
   Iraq 569,726 624,312 529,419 
   Israel" 31,798 44,618 48,920 
   Japan 5,656 5,529 5,242 
   Kuwait' rl,090,039 1,167,829 1,201,846 
   Malaysia 6,299 25,071 33,867 
   Oman 121,210 107,430 103,131 
   Pakistan 3,400 3,000 3,294 
   Qatar 132,456 156,882 176,545 
   Saudi Arabia' ' 1,387,265 1,741,149 2,202,049 
   Syrian Arab Republic 29,356 36,462 45,209 
   Taiwan 638 803 910 
   Thailand 70 95 47 
   Turkey 24,776 25,031 24,416 
   United Arab Emirates: 
      Abu Dhabi 252,179 841,007 384,190 
      Dubai 31,321 45,648 55,942 
Oceania: 
   Australia 65,149 112,914 119,516 
   New Zealand' 467 804 1,119 
 Total ' 16,710,826 17,662,793 18,598,008 


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