US Crude Oil Production at 6.509 million barrels per day

US Daily Crude Oil Production for the week of Sept 21, 2012 was 6.509 million barrels per day. This is almost 150,000 barrels per day more than the peaks of 6.34 million barrels reached this summer. The US was last producing at this level in 1994-1996 when there was a plateau at about 6.3 to 6.7 million barrels per day.

The new level is 800,000 barrels per day more than in January of this year and 1 million barrel per day more than the summer of 2011. This is 1.5 million barrels per day more than the production levels in much of 2007 and 2008.

All US oil liquid production is at 10.8 million barrels per day. US Imports were down to 7.5 million barrels per day.

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