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World's top producers of oil by 2020

Last updated on: July 3, 2012 12:24 IST

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While Saudi Arabia is currently the biggest producer of oil in the world, will it be able to sustain the lead by 2020? Will we see a fall in production in other countries?

Let's take a look at the top producers of oil and see how they will rank in 2020.

Source: Business Insider

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Saudi Arabia

Oil production in 2011: 12.1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 12.5 million barrels per day

Global rank: 1

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The United States

Oil production in 2011: 8 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 11.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 2

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Russia

Oil production in 2011: 10.1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 10.3 million barrels per day

Global rank: 3

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Iraq

Oil production in 2011: 2.3 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 7.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 4

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Canada

Oil production in 2011: 3.2 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 5.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 5

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Brazil

Oil production in 2011: 1.8 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 4.2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 6

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China

Oil production in 2011: 4 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 4.2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 7

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Iran

Oil production in 2011: 3.9 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 3.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 8

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Kuwait

Oil production in 2011: 3.6 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 3.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 9

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The United Arab Emirates

Oil production in 2011: 3.4 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 3.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 10

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Venezuela

Oil production in 2011: 3.4 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 3.6 million barrels per day

Global rank: 11

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Nigeria

Oil production in 2011: 2.2 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.4 million barrels per day

Global rank: 12

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Angola

Oil production in 2011: 1.8 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 13

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Kazakhstan

Oil production in 2011: 1.6 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 14

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Qatar

Oil production in 2011: 2.1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 15

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Mexico

Oil production in 2011: 3 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2 million barrels per day

Global rank: 16

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Algeria

Oil production in 2011: 2 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.1 million barrels per day

Global rank: 17

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Libya

Oil production in 2011: 1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 2.1 million barrels per day

Global rank: 18

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Norway

Oil production in 2011: 2.1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 1.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 19

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Azerbaijan

Oil production in 2011: 1 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 1.1 million barrels per day

Global rank: 20

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India

Oil production in 2011: 0.8 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 1 million barrels per day

Global rank: 21

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Indonesia

Oil production in 2011: 0.8 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 0.8 million barrels per day

Global rank: 22

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The United Kingdom

Oil production in 2011: 1.2 million barrels per day

Oil production in 2020: 0.6 million barrels per day

Global rank: 23


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