Country Comparison > Natural gas - proved reserves

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
11Iraq3,820,000,116,736
12Indonesia2,865,999,904,768
13Mozambique2,832,000,090,112
14Kazakhstan2,406,999,916,544
15Egypt2,185,999,941,632
16Canada2,055,999,979,520
17Australia1,989,000,036,352
18Uzbekistan1,840,999,956,480
19Kuwait1,784,000,020,480
20Norway1,781,999,992,832
21Libya1,505,000,030,208
22India1,290,000,007,168
23Malaysia1,183,000,035,328
24Ukraine1,104,000,057,344
25Azerbaijan991,100,010,496
26Netherlands801,400,029,184
27Vietnam699,399,995,392
28Oman651,299,979,264
29Burma637,100,032,000
30Pakistan588,800,000,000
31Yemen478,499,995,648
32Peru455,900,004,352
33Trinidad and Tobago447,399,985,152
34Brazil377,400,000,512
35Argentina336,600,006,656
36Angola308,100,005,888
37Bolivia295,899,987,968
38Mexico279,799,988,224
39Brunei260,499,996,672
40Syria240,699,998,208
41Papua New Guinea210,499,993,600
42East Timor199,999,995,904
43Thailand193,399,996,416
44Bangladesh185,799,999,488
45Israel176,000,008,192
46United Kingdom176,000,008,192
47Cameroon135,099,998,208
48Colombia113,900,003,328
49Romania105,500,000,256
50Philippines98,540,003,328
51Chile97,970,003,968
52Bahrain92,030,001,152
53Congo, Republic of the90,609,999,872
54Sudan84,949,999,616
55Poland79,789,998,080
56Cuba70,789,996,544
57Tunisia65,130,000,384
58South Sudan63,709,999,104
59Namibia62,290,001,920
60Rwanda56,630,001,664
61Afghanistan49,550,000,128
62Serbia48,140,001,280
63Germany39,500,001,280
64Italy38,109,999,104
65Equatorial Guinea36,809,998,336
66New Zealand33,699,999,744
67Mauritania28,320,000,000
68Cote d'Ivoire28,320,000,000
69Gabon28,320,000,000
70Ethiopia24,920,000,512
71Croatia24,920,000,512
72Ghana22,649,999,360
73Japan20,899,999,744
74Slovakia14,160,000,000
75Uganda14,160,000,000
76Denmark12,860,000,256
77Ecuador10,899,999,744
78Ireland9,911,000,064
79Georgia8,495,000,064
80France8,409,999,872
81Korea, South7,079,000,064
82Hungary6,598,000,128
83Austria6,512,999,936
84Tanzania6,512,999,936
85Taiwan6,229,000,192
86Jordan6,031,000,064
87Kyrgyzstan5,663,000,064
88Bulgaria5,663,000,064
89Somalia5,663,000,064
90Tajikistan5,663,000,064
91Turkey5,096,999,936
92Czech Republic3,964,000,000
93Guatemala2,960,000,000
94Belarus2,832,000,000
95Spain2,548,000,000
96Morocco1,444,000,000
97Benin1,132,999,936
98Congo, Democratic Republic of the991,100,032
99Greece991,100,032
100Albania821,200,000
101Barbados141,600,000
102Botswana0
103Bermuda0
104Belgium0
105Bahamas, The0
106Armenia0
107Andorra0
108American Samoa0
109Aruba0
110Antigua and Barbuda0
111Belize0
112Bosnia and Herzegovina0
113Solomon Islands0
114Bhutan0
115Burundi0
116Cambodia0
117Chad0
118Sri Lanka0
119Cayman Islands0
120Costa Rica0
121Central African Republic0
122Comoros0
123Cape Verde0
124Cook Islands0
125Djibouti0
126Dominica0
127Dominican Republic0
128Fiji0
129Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
130Micronesia, Federated States of0
131Faroe Islands0
132French Polynesia0
133Estonia0
134Eritrea0
135El Salvador0
136Gambia, The0
137Gibraltar0
138Grenada0
139Greenland0
140Guam0
141Guinea0
142Guyana0
143Haiti0
144Hong Kong0
145Honduras0
146Iceland0
147Korea, North0
148Kiribati0
149Kosovo0
150Kenya0
151Jamaica0
152Madagascar0
153Macau0
154Mongolia0
155Montserrat0
156Malawi0
157Montenegro0
158Macedonia0
159Mali0
160Mauritius0
161Lesotho0
162Luxembourg0
163Laos0
164Lebanon0
165Latvia0
166Lithuania0
167Liberia0
168Malta0
169Maldives0
170New Caledonia0
171Niue0
172Niger0
173Vanuatu0
174Nepal0
175Nauru0
176Suriname0
177Nicaragua0
178Paraguay0
179Panama0
180Portugal0
181Saint Lucia0
182Sweden0
183Turks and Caicos Islands0
184Tonga0
185Togo0
186Sao Tome and Principe0
187Guinea-Bissau0
188Puerto Rico0
189Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
190Saint Kitts and Nevis0
191Seychelles0
192South Africa0
193Senegal0
194Saint Helena0
195Sierra Leone0
196Singapore0
197United States0
198Burkina Faso0
199Uruguay0
200Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
201Virgin Islands0
202British Virgin Islands0
203West Bank0
204Western Sahara0
205Samoa0
206Swaziland0
207Zambia0
208Zimbabwe0

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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