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8. United Arab Emirates

Crude production: 2.81 million barrels per day
Share of world production: 3.3%
Daily crude exports to the US: 10,000 barrels*
Proven reserves: 97.8 billion barrels

Pictured: A pipeline in UAE carrying crude oil to a Dharan refinery and oil storage tanks before being loaded onto oil tankers.

*Daily average in September 2010.

Photo: Tom Stoddart | Getty Images