Crude production: 4.26 million barrels per day
Share of world production: 5.0%
Daily crude exports to the US: 8,000 barrels*
Proven reserves: 20.4 billion barrels
Pictured: Gas drilling rig operated by Chinese consortium in area near Japan's exclusive economic zone, East China Sea.
*This export number represents the daily average for December 2010. In August, September and November, are no recorded daily export numbers from China to the US.