(AGI) - Luanda, Oct. 11 - The USA acquired from Angola on average in the first half of this year, 167,000 barrels of oil per day, the best record in three years, according data released on Monday by Unit Statistics (EIA) of the US Department of Energy. The data indicates that daily deliveries of Angolan oil to the United States come down in June to 128,000 barrels per day, reducing the average compared to the first five months of the year. This year exports to the US market peaked in April, with an average of 242,000 barrels per day, an amount that has renewed maximum of 172,000 barrels recorded in March. But in May dropped to 161,000 barrels. According to the EIA, Nigeria remains the leading African supplier of oil to the US, despite the internal instability problems and attacks on oil units that have reduced domestic production. In the first six months of 2016 reached 248,000 barrels per day. During the first half of this year only in January Angola overtook Nigeria about to oil exports to the US. Angola is now Africa's largest oil producer with a daily production estimated at more than 1.7 million barrels. About 50% of this production is sold to China, which is leading among the countries of destination of all the Angolan exports, according to the National Institute of Statistics Angola. (AGI) .