Country Comparison > Oil - proved reserves

RankCountryOil - proved reserves (bbl)
1Venezuela297,599,991,808
2Saudi Arabia267,899,994,112
3Canada173,100,007,424
4Iran154,599,997,440
5Iraq141,399,998,464
6Kuwait103,999,995,904
7United Arab Emirates97,800,003,584
8Russia80,000,000,000
9Libya48,009,998,336
10Nigeria37,199,998,976
11Kazakhstan30,000,001,024
12Qatar25,379,999,744
13United States20,679,999,488
14China17,300,000,768
15Brazil13,150,000,128
16Algeria12,199,999,488
17Angola10,469,999,616
18Mexico10,259,999,744
19Ecuador8,240,000,000
20Azerbaijan7,000,000,000
21Oman5,500,000,256
22India5,475,999,744
23Norway5,366,000,128
24Egypt4,400,000,000
25Vietnam4,400,000,000
26Indonesia4,030,000,128
27Malaysia4,000,000,000
28South Sudan3,750,000,128
29United Kingdom3,121,999,872
30Yemen3,000,000,000
31Argentina2,804,999,936
32Uganda2,500,000,000
33Syria2,500,000,000
34Colombia2,200,000,000
35Gabon2,000,000,000
36Congo, Republic of the1,600,000,000
37Chad1,500,000,000
38Australia1,432,999,936
39Sudan1,250,000,000
40Brunei1,100,000,000
41Equatorial Guinea1,100,000,000
42Denmark805,000,000
43Trinidad and Tobago728,300,032
44Ghana660,000,000
45Romania600,000,000
46Turkmenistan600,000,000
47Uzbekistan594,000,000
48Peru579,200,000
49Italy521,300,000
50Thailand453,300,000
51Tunisia425,000,000
52Ukraine395,000,000
53Netherlands352,000,000
54Turkey270,400,000
55Germany254,200,000
56Pakistan247,500,000
57Bolivia209,800,000
58Cameroon200,000,000
59Belarus198,000,000
60Congo, Democratic Republic of the180,000,000
61Albania172,400,000
62Poland156,500,000
63Papua New Guinea154,300,000
64Chile150,000,000
65Spain150,000,000
66Philippines138,500,000
67Bahrain124,600,000
68Cuba124,000,000
69Cote d'Ivoire100,000,000
70France85,180,000
71Austria85,000,000
72Guatemala83,070,000
73New Zealand81,400,000
74Serbia77,500,000
75Suriname76,800,000
76Croatia71,000,000
77Burma50,000,000
78Japan44,120,000
79Kyrgyzstan40,000,000
80Georgia35,000,000
81Bangladesh28,000,000
82Hungary27,320,000
83Mauritania20,000,000
84Bulgaria15,000,000
85Czech Republic15,000,000
86South Africa15,000,000
87Tajikistan12,000,000
88Lithuania12,000,000
89Israel11,500,000
90Greece10,000,000
91Slovakia9,000,000
92Benin8,000,000
93Belize6,700,000
94Taiwan2,380,000
95Barbados2,260,000
96Jordan1,000,000
97Morocco680,000
98Ethiopia430,000
99Moldova7,330
100Montserrat0
101Malawi0
102Montenegro0
103Macedonia0
104Mali0
105Lesotho0
106Luxembourg0
107Liberia0
108Korea, North0
109Kiribati0
110Korea, South0
111Laos0
112Lebanon0
113Latvia0
114Kenya0
115Jamaica0
116Iceland0
117Guinea0
118Guyana0
119Gaza Strip0
120Haiti0
121Hong Kong0
122Honduras0
123Mauritius0
124Madagascar0
125Macau0
126Malta0
127Maldives0
128Nepal0
129Nauru0
130Mozambique0
131New Caledonia0
132Niue0
133Vanuatu0
134Nicaragua0
135Panama0
136Portugal0
137Puerto Rico0
138Guinea-Bissau0
139Paraguay0
140Gambia, The0
141Finland0
142Fiji0
143Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
144Faroe Islands0
145French Polynesia0
146Guam0
147Gibraltar0
148Grenada0
149Greenland0
150Cape Verde0
151Cook Islands0
152Ireland0
153Estonia0
154Eritrea0
155El Salvador0
156Comoros0
157Costa Rica0
158Central African Republic0
159Djibouti0
160Dominica0
161Dominican Republic0
162Botswana0
163Bermuda0
164Belgium0
165Bahamas, The0
166Bosnia and Herzegovina0
167Armenia0
168American Samoa0
169Aruba0
170Antigua and Barbuda0
171Solomon Islands0
172Burundi0
173Bhutan0
174Cayman Islands0
175Sri Lanka0
176Cambodia0
177Curacao0
178East Timor0
179Tanzania0
180Turks and Caicos Islands0
181Tokelau0
182Tonga0
183Togo0
184Sao Tome and Principe0
185Senegal0
186Saint Helena0
187Slovenia0
188Sierra Leone0
189Singapore0
190Somalia0
191Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
192Saint Kitts and Nevis0
193Seychelles0
194Saint Lucia0
195Rwanda0
196Sweden0
197Switzerland0
198Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
199Burkina Faso0
200Uruguay0
201Virgin Islands0
202Namibia0
203West Bank0
204Western Sahara0
205Samoa0
206Swaziland0
207Zambia0
208Zimbabwe0
209British Virgin Islands0

Definition: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Oil - proved reserves map

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