US daily Crude oil production over 9.5 million barrels per day for the first time since 1972

US daily Crude oil production is at 9.566 million barrels per day. Part of the 300K gain from the prior reported week was 95K per day from Alaska oil production as some problems were resolved.

US daily crude oil production history from 1920 to today. The peak was in 1970 and was just short of 10 million barrels per day. Todays production level is the highest since May of 1972.

SOURCE – Energy Information Administration