This map layer shows the amount of oil extracted (2017) in thousand barrels/day, classified into five categories.
Crude oil is one of the most important resources in the world. It is the basis for many fuels, such as petrol, and is the source of many different materials, such as plastics. Various varieties of crude oil are traded on international markets. The unequal distribution of oil reserves is an important factor in conflicts and can influence these greatly. The map shows oil outputs of individual countries according to EIA for 2017. In 2017, the global total of extracted crude oil amounted to 98 million barrels per day.