Baghdad / NINA / – The US Energy Information Administration announced today, Saturday, that Iraqi oil exports to America rose to an average of 229,000 barrels per day during the past week.
The administration stated in its report: “The average US imports of crude oil during the past week from seven countries amounted to 5.251 million barrels per day, an increase of 12 thousand barrels per day from the previous week, which amounted to 5.239 million barrels.”
It added, “America imported crude oil from Iraq at a rate of 229,000 barrels per day, up from 142,000 barrels in the previous week.”
It pointed out that “most of America’s oil imports during the past week came from Canada, at a rate of 3.744 million barrels per day, followed by Mexico, whose imports amounted to 408,000 barrels per day, followed by Saudi Arabia, whose imports amounted to 316,000 barrels per day, then Russia, with an amount of 316 thousand barrels per day at a rate of 258,000 barrels per day.
According to the administration, “the amount of US imports of crude oil from Colombia amounted to 154 thousand barrels per day, followed by Nigeria, which imports amounted to 142 thousand barrels per day.”/ End
Source: National Iraqi News Agency