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Nigeria's crude oil production from 2010 to 2020
The Petroleum Industry Bill passed in July 2021 is expected to transform the oil and gas industry. Nigeria's oil production dropped from 2.1m barrels per day in 2019 to 1.798m barrels per day in 2020. Here's a representation of the country's oil production over the years:
Africa's top oil-producing countries by capacity as of June 2021
Despite the drop in production over the past decade, Nigeria remains Africa's largest oil-producing country. According to data from Trading Economics, it ranked 15th among the world's oil-producing countries as of June 2021. Here are the largest oil-producing countries in Africa: