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Which two African countries produce the most oil?

Top 5 Oil Producing Countries in Africa

  1. Nigeria. Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer and also home to the second-largest proven oil reserves in Africa, produced more than 2.5 million barrels per day between 2015 and 2019. …
  2. Angola. …
  3. Algeria. …
  4. Libya. …
  5. Egypt.

Which country is the second largest consumer of oil?

List of countries by oil consumption

Rank Country/Region Oil consumption (bbl/day)
World (incl biofuels) 100,100,000
1 United States 19,400,000
European Union 15,000,000
2 China 14,225,000

Is Africa rich in oil?

The African continent is home to five of the top 30 oil-producing countries in the world. 1 It accounted for more than 7.9 million barrels per day in 2019, which is about 9.6% of world output.

Which state has the highest oil in Nigeria?

Akwa- Ibom is currently the largest oil producing state in Nigeria after displacing Rivers state from this position. It is located in the coastal area of Nigeria and is populated by over 5 million people according to the last census.

How much oil is left in the world?

The Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries reports that there are 1.5 trillion barrels of crude oil reserves left in the world. These are proven reserves that are still capable of being extracted by commercial drilling.

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