US daily crude oil production over 8.5 million barrels per day and natural gas liquids nears 3 million barrels per day. US crude oil production is within about 5% of the mid-1980s peak. There was a high crude oil peak in the 1970s.
The United States is on track in late 2015 to have crude oil production exceed the 1972 peak. U.S. oil production has jumped from 5.0 million barrels per day in 2008 to 7.4 million last year and is expected to average 8.5 million this year and 9.3 million next year, according to the EIA, the analytical arm of the Department of Energy.
US crude oil and natural gas liquids production is at 11.4 million barrels per day.
US total all liquids oil production is at 13.5 million barrels per day.
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