Iraq surpasses Saudi Arabia in its oil exports to America for the second week


Economy News _ Baghdad

 Today, Sunday, the US Energy Information Administration announced that Iraq’s oil exports to the United States have risen to 434,000 barrels per day on average, exceeding Saudi Arabia’s oil exports to America during the past week and for the second time in a row.

The administration said in a report seen by “Economy News”, that “the average US imports of crude oil during the past week from six countries amounted to 5.523 million barrels per day, an increase of 370 thousand barrels per day compared to the previous week, which amounted to 5.153 million barrels per day.”

And she added, “America imported crude oil from Iraq at a rate of 434,000 barrels per day during the past week, higher than the week before, in which average exports amounted to 317,000 barrels per day.”

She also indicated that “most of America’s oil revenues during the past week came from Canada, at a rate of 3.556 million barrels per day, followed by Mexico at a rate of 902,000 barrels per day, followed by Iraq at a rate of 434,000 barrels, then Saudi Arabia at a rate of 381,000 barrels per day, then Colombia at a rate of 193 1,000 barrels per day, and then Brazil, with an average of 57,000 barrels per day.

According to the administration, “America did not import oil from Russia, Nigeria, Ecuador and Trinidad and Tobago.”

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