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RankCountryNatural gas - proved reserves (cubic meters)
1Russia47,799,999,660,032
2Iran33,720,000,053,248
3Qatar24,069,999,165,440
4Saudi Arabia8,619,000,070,144
5Turkmenistan7,503,999,926,272
6United Arab Emirates6,091,000,250,368
7Venezuela5,739,000,102,912
8Nigeria5,475,000,123,392
9China5,440,000,229,376
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, 2019

See also: Natural gas - proved reserves map

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