Country Comparison > Natural gas - proved reserves

RankCountryNatural gas - proved reserves (cubic meters)
1Russia47,799,999,660,032
2Iran33,610,000,236,544
3Qatar25,199,999,188,992
4Turkmenistan17,500,000,485,376
5United States9,458,999,623,680
6Saudi Arabia8,149,999,812,608
7United Arab Emirates6,089,000,091,648
8Venezuela5,524,000,079,872
9Nigeria5,153,000,259,584
10Algeria4,503,999,873,024
11Iraq3,158,000,009,216
12China3,100,000,124,928
13Indonesia3,069,000,024,064
14Kazakhstan2,406,999,916,544
15Malaysia2,350,000,111,616
16Egypt2,185,999,941,632
17Norway2,070,000,041,984
18Canada1,929,999,941,632
19Uzbekistan1,840,999,956,480
20Kuwait1,797,999,951,872
21Libya1,546,999,955,456
22India1,241,000,050,688
23Australia1,219,000,008,704
24Ukraine1,104,000,057,344
25Netherlands1,089,999,994,880
26Chad999,500,021,760
27Azerbaijan991,100,010,496
28Oman849,499,979,776
29Vietnam699,399,995,392
30Pakistan679,599,996,928
31Mexico487,700,004,864
32Yemen478,499,995,648
33Brazil395,499,995,136
34Brunei390,800,015,360
35Trinidad and Tobago375,400,005,632
36Angola366,000,013,312
37Peru359,599,996,928
38Argentina332,500,008,960
39Thailand284,899,999,744
40Burma283,199,995,904
41Bolivia281,499,992,064
42Israel268,499,992,576
43United Kingdom243,999,997,952
44Syria240,699,998,208
45East Timor199,999,995,904
46Bangladesh183,699,996,672
47Colombia169,899,999,232
48Papua New Guinea155,300,003,840
49Cameroon135,099,998,208
50Mozambique127,400,001,536
51Germany124,999,999,488
52Romania105,500,000,256
53Philippines98,540,003,328
54Chile97,970,003,968
55Bahrain92,030,001,152
56Poland92,000,002,048
57Congo, Republic of the90,609,999,872
58Cuba70,789,996,544
59Tunisia65,130,000,384
60South Sudan63,709,999,104
61Italy62,350,000,128
62Namibia62,290,001,920
63Rwanda56,630,001,664
64Afghanistan49,550,000,128
65Serbia48,140,001,280
66Denmark42,979,999,744
67Equatorial Guinea36,809,998,336
68New Zealand29,419,999,232
69Mauritania28,320,000,000
70Cote d'Ivoire28,320,000,000
71Gabon28,320,000,000
72Ethiopia24,920,000,512
73Croatia24,920,000,512
74Ghana22,649,999,360
75Sudan21,240,000,512
76Japan20,899,999,744
77South Africa16,000,000,000
78Uganda14,160,000,000
79Slovakia14,160,000,000
80Austria10,819,999,744
81France10,700,000,256
82Ireland9,911,000,064
83Georgia8,495,000,064
84Hungary8,097,999,872
85Ecuador6,993,999,872
86Tanzania6,512,999,936
87Taiwan6,229,000,192
88Turkey6,173,000,192
89Jordan6,031,000,064
90Kyrgyzstan5,663,000,064
91Bulgaria5,663,000,064
92Tajikistan5,663,000,064
93Somalia5,663,000,064
94Korea, South5,269,000,192
95Guatemala2,960,000,000
96Belarus2,832,000,000
97Spain2,548,000,000
98Madagascar2,010,000,000
99Czech Republic1,922,000,000
100Morocco1,444,000,000
101Benin1,132,999,936
102Congo, Democratic Republic of the991,100,032
103Greece991,100,032
104Albania849,500,032
105Barbados113,300,000
106Botswana0
107Bermuda0
108Belgium0
109Bahamas, The0
110Armenia0
111American Samoa0
112Aruba0
113Antigua and Barbuda0
114Belize0
115Bosnia and Herzegovina0
116Solomon Islands0
117Bhutan0
118Burundi0
119Sri Lanka0
120Cambodia0
121Curacao0
122Cayman Islands0
123Comoros0
124Costa Rica0
125Central African Republic0
126Cape Verde0
127Cook Islands0
128Djibouti0
129Dominica0
130Dominican Republic0
131Finland0
132Fiji0
133Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
134Faroe Islands0
135French Polynesia0
136Estonia0
137Eritrea0
138El Salvador0
139Gambia, The0
140Gibraltar0
141Grenada0
142Greenland0
143Guam0
144Guinea0
145Guyana0
146Haiti0
147Hong Kong0
148Honduras0
149Iceland0
150Macau0
151Moldova0
152Mongolia0
153Montserrat0
154Malawi0
155Montenegro0
156Macedonia0
157Mali0
158Korea, North0
159Kiribati0
160Kenya0
161Jamaica0
162Mauritius0
163Lesotho0
164Luxembourg0
165Laos0
166Lebanon0
167Latvia0
168Lithuania0
169Liberia0
170Malta0
171Maldives0
172New Caledonia0
173Niue0
174Niger0
175Vanuatu0
176Nepal0
177Nauru0
178Suriname0
179Nicaragua0
180Paraguay0
181Guinea-Bissau0
182Panama0
183Portugal0
184Saint Lucia0
185Senegal0
186Saint Helena0
187Sierra Leone0
188Singapore0
189Puerto Rico0
190Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
191Saint Kitts and Nevis0
192Seychelles0
193Turks and Caicos Islands0
194Tonga0
195Togo0
196Sao Tome and Principe0
197Sweden0
198Switzerland0
199Burkina Faso0
200Uruguay0
201West Bank0
202Western Sahara0
203Samoa0
204Swaziland0
205Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
206British Virgin Islands0
207Zambia0
208Zimbabwe0
209Virgin Islands0

Definition: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, 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: Natural gas - proved reserves map

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