World consumption has been on a steady rise for decades and neared 94 million barrels a day in 2014. The world keeps consuming more oil. That's not a surprise, but one unconventional look at the numbers gives you a better idea of the dramatic extent of the global demand. In 2018, U.S. petroleum consumption averaged about 20.50 million barrels per day (b/d), which included about 1.2 million b/d of biofuels. Daily oil consumption by region from 1980 to 2006. This is a list of countries by oil consumption.   The total worldwide oil consumption was 93 million barrels per day (bbl/day) on average in 2015 according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).