Frequent question: What are five countries in Africa that produce petroleum?

What are the top 5 petroleum producing countries?

According to the most recent data, the top five oil-producing nations are the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Russia, Canada, and China. Canada is expected to have some of the highest growth in oil production, percentage-wise, over the next three decades thanks to oil sands.

Who is Africa’s largest producer of petroleum?

Top 10: Africa’s Leading Oil Producers in 2021

  • Nigeria. Crude Oil Production: 1.36 million bpd. …
  • Libya. Crude Oil Production: 1.17 million bpd. …
  • Angola. Crude Oil Production: 1.14 million bpd. …
  • Algeria. Crude Oil Production: 874,000 bpd. …
  • Egypt. Crude Oil Production: 560,000 bpd. …
  • Republic of the Congo. …
  • Ghana. …
  • Gabon.

Which country is the largest producer of petroleum?

What countries are the top producers and consumers of oil?

Country Million barrels per day Share of world total
United States 18.60 20%
Saudi Arabia 10.82 11%
Russia 10.50 11%
Canada 5.26 6%

Who is the biggest exporter of oil?

Searchable List of Crude Oil Exporting Countries in 2020

Rank Exporter 2019-20
1. Saudi Arabia -32.56%
2. Russia -40.2%
3. Iraq -38.7%
4. United States -23%

Does Africa have gold?

South Africa imported 142,000 kilograms per year of gold, mostly from West African countries, to supply its gold refinery. A majority of African gold mine production was refined in South Africa before export to other regions. Most of Africa’s copper and platinum group metals PGM production was exported in refined form.

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