In 2014, which country has emerged as world’s biggest oil producer?
The United States has emerged as world’s biggest oil producer in 2014. USA surpassed Saudi Arabia to became top oil producer in 2014.The US produced 15.9% more oil in 2014 at 11.6 million barrels of oil per day to topple Saudi Arabia’s 11.5 million bpd production. Russia with 10.8 million bpd oil production was placed third. The US surpassed Russia as the world’s largest producer of oil and gas, producing 1,250.4 million tons of oil and oil equivalent natural gas in 2014. This compared with Russia’s 1,062 million tons of oil equivalent.