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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

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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