Examination of the oil production output capabilities of countries.
Oil remains the lifeblood of any war effort today and drives many components of the modern military complex including aircraft, vehicles, warships, small arms, and general industry. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, oil production is applied as a bonus to each nation, the higher its production the better effect on a theoretical war effort. Oil production is offset by the oil consumption value and this is factored in along with a given nation's proven oil reserves.
Data presented on this list is through 2021. Values are presented in bbl/day (Barrels Per Day). Estimates are made when official data is not available.
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