U.S. surpasses Russia as output nears 11 MBOPD
The U.S. has, at long last, retaken the crown as the world’s largest crude oil producer, surpassing Saudi Arabia and Russia.

The EIA reports that preliminary numbers indicate U.S. crude output in August surpassed that of Russia, with the U.S. producing nearly 11 MMBOPD.

1999 Prowler – when this car was manufactured was the last year the U.S. exceeded Russia in oil output

This is the first time American oil production has exceeded that of Russia since February 1999. The U.S. surpassed Saud...


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