Last year record for US crude production: EIA

US oil production hit a record high last year of almost 11 million barrels of oil a day, up 17% over 2017, according to figures from the US Energy Information Agency. 

Last year record for US crude production: EIA Last year record for US crude production: EIA Last year record for US crude production: EIA Last year record for US crude production: EIA Last year record for US crude production: EIA

US agency suggests 13MMbopd by 2020 

In December production hit almost 12MMbopd, the highest monthly rate in the nation's history but is set to reach 12.3MMbopd this year and 13MMbopd next, according to EIA predictions.