It is undeniable that humans today are still heavily dependent on oil as an energy source to support a fast-paced lifestyle. Almost every country in the world, rely on this energy source as the support of their economic lives. The irony is that petroleum is a natural resource that can not be renewed and increasingly depleted.

Therefore, alternative sources of energy began to be developed although it still can not fully replace petroleum. Meanwhile, not all countries have abundant oil resources, just a few countries only. This is the list of top ten countries in the world which are the largest oil producer.

1. Saudi Arabia
Oil production: 11.75 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 13.24%
Daily exports to the United States: 1.42 million barrels
Proved reserves: 262.6 billion barrels

2. USA
Oil production: 10.59 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 11.94%
Proved reserves: 20.68 billion barrels

3. Russia
Oil production: 10.3 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 11.64%
Daily exports to the United States: 572,000 barrels
Proven reserves: 60 billion barrels

4. China
Oil Production: 4.19 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 4.7%
Daily exports to the United States.: 2,000 barrels
Proved reserves: 20.35 billion barrels

5. Iran
Oil Production: 4.13 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 4.6%
Daily exports to the United States: 0
Proved reserves: 137 billion barrels

6. Canada
Oil Production: 3.92 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 4.4%
Daily exports to the United States: 3.01 million barrels
Proved reserves: 175.21 billion barrels

7. United Arab Emirates
Oil Production: 3.23 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 3.6%
Daily exports to the United States: 3,500 barrels
Proved reserves: 97.8 billion barrels

8. Mexico
Oil Production: 2.95 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 3.3%
Daily exports to the United States: 1.11 million barrels
Proved reserves: 10.42 billion barrels

9. Brazil
Oil production: 2.8 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 3.15%
Daily exports to the United States: 321,000 barrels
Proved reserves: 12.86 billion barrels

10. Kuwait
Oil Production: 2.75 million barrels per day
Contribution to the world: 3.1%
Daily exports to the United States: 352,000 barrels
Proved reserves: 104 billion barrels

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