Country Comparison > Oil - proved reserves > TOP 100

RankCountryOil - proved reserves (bbl)
1Venezuela302,300,004,352
2Saudi Arabia266,200,006,656
3Canada170,499,997,696
4Iran157,200,007,168
5Iraq148,799,995,904
6Kuwait101,500,002,304
7United Arab Emirates97,800,003,584
8Russia80,000,000,000
9Libya48,360,001,536
10Nigeria37,449,998,336
11Kazakhstan30,000,001,024
12China25,629,999,104
13Qatar25,240,000,512
14Brazil12,629,999,616
15Algeria12,199,999,488
16Angola9,523,000,320
17Ecuador8,272,999,936
18Azerbaijan7,000,000,000
19Mexico6,630,000,128
20Norway6,376,000,000
21Oman5,373,000,192
22Sudan5,000,000,000
23India4,495,000,064
24Egypt4,400,000,000
25Vietnam4,400,000,000
26South Sudan3,750,000,128
27Malaysia3,600,000,000
28Indonesia3,310,000,128
29Yemen3,000,000,000
30Syria2,500,000,000
31Uganda2,500,000,000
32Argentina2,161,999,872
33United Kingdom2,068,999,936
34Gabon2,000,000,000
35Australia1,820,999,936
36Colombia1,664,999,936
37Congo, Republic of the1,600,000,000
38Chad1,500,000,000
39Brunei1,100,000,000
40Equatorial Guinea1,100,000,000
41Ghana660,000,000
42Romania600,000,000
43Turkmenistan600,000,000
44Uzbekistan594,000,000
45Italy487,800,000
46Denmark439,000,000
47Peru434,900,000
48Tunisia425,000,000
49Ukraine395,000,000
50Thailand349,400,000
51Turkey341,600,000
52Pakistan332,200,000
53Trinidad and Tobago243,000,000
54Bolivia211,500,000
55Cameroon200,000,000
56Belarus198,000,000
57Papua New Guinea183,800,000
58Congo, Democratic Republic of the180,000,000
59Albania168,300,000
60Chile150,000,000
61Niger150,000,000
62Spain150,000,000
63Burma139,000,000
64Philippines138,500,000
65Germany129,600,000
66Poland126,000,000
67Bahrain124,600,000
68Cuba124,000,000
69Suriname84,200,000
70Guatemala83,070,000
71Netherlands81,130,000
72Serbia77,500,000
73Croatia71,000,000
74France65,970,000
75New Zealand51,800,000
76Japan44,120,000
77Austria41,200,000
78Kyrgyzstan40,000,000
79Georgia35,000,000
80Bangladesh28,000,000
81Hungary24,000,000
82Mauritania20,000,000
83Czech Republic15,000,000
84Bulgaria15,000,000
85South Africa15,000,000
86Israel12,730,000
87Lithuania12,000,000
88Tajikistan12,000,000
89Greece10,000,000
90Slovakia9,000,000
91Benin8,000,000
92Belize6,700,000
93Barbados2,534,000
94Taiwan2,380,000
95Jordan1,000,000
96Morocco684,000
97Ethiopia428,000
98Korea, North0
99Kenya0
100Jamaica0

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, 2020

See also: Oil - proved reserves map

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