Where does the crude oil come from?


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In 2016, EU Member States imported 545.9 Million tonnes (Mt) of crude oil.

Almost two thirds of these imports (67%) came from five countries. The largest share came from Russia (166.0 Mt in 2016, representing 32% of the total crude oil imports to the EU) and Norway (64.2 Mt, 12%), followed by Iraq (43.0 Mt, 8%), Saudi Arabia (40.5 Mt, 8%) and Kazakhstan (35.3 Mt, 7%).


Crude oil imports in the EU by country of origin

                                                        The source dataset is accessible here .


This information is part of the new statistical book "Energy, transport and environment indicators — 2018 edition". It presents the EU’s main indicators for energy, transport and environment that support the design and monitoring of EU policies.

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