Oil remains the driving force of war, proving itself a vital component to waging a prolonged conflict. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, oil consumption is applied as a penalty to each nation, the lower its consumption the better. Oil consumption is used in conjunction with oil production and proven oil reserves.
Oil Consumption data through 2012. The values below are displayed in Barrels per Day (bbl).
Sources: US Library of Congress; CIA.gov/CIA World Factbook; EIA.gov; wikipedia.com; energy.eu; SIPRI.org. Some values estimated based on factors available when official sources are lacking.
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