Definition of BPD in US English:


  • Barrels (of oil) per day.

    ‘the crude oil output of the four OPEC members rose to 16.3 million BPD in August’
    ‘the pipeline is capable of carrying 125,000 BPD’
    • ‘The UAE will continue its current production of 2.6 million BPD but can increase it to 3 million if the market needed that.’
    • ‘Output had been racing ahead by some 30,000 BPD per month, data show.’
    • ‘Canada produced a total of 3.2 million BPD in 2012.’
    • ‘The pipeline has a capacity of 280,000 BPD.’
    • ‘Oil production has multiplied 40 times since 2007, with production rising to 760,000 BPD.’