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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Oil - proved reserves varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2018

See also: Oil - proved reserves bar chart

 

CountryOil - proved reserves (bbl)Year
Venezuela300,899,991,5522017
Saudi Arabia266,499,997,6962017
Canada169,699,999,7442017
Iran158,400,004,0962017
Iraq142,500,003,8402017
Kuwait101,500,002,3042017
United Arab Emirates97,800,003,5842017
Russia80,000,000,0002017
Libya48,360,001,5362017
Nigeria37,060,001,7922017
United States36,520,001,5362017
Kazakhstan30,000,001,0242017
China25,620,000,7682017
Qatar25,240,000,5122017
Brazil12,999,999,4882017
Algeria12,199,999,4882017
Angola8,272,999,9362017
Ecuador8,272,999,9362017
Mexico7,640,000,0002017
Azerbaijan7,000,000,0002017
Norway6,610,999,8082017
Oman5,373,000,1922017
Sudan5,000,000,0002017
India4,621,000,1922017
Egypt4,400,000,0002017
Vietnam4,400,000,0002017
Malaysia3,600,000,0002017
Indonesia3,230,000,1282017
Yemen3,000,000,0002017
United Kingdom2,564,000,0002017
Syria2,500,000,0002017
Uganda2,500,000,0002017
Guyana2,500,000,0002017
Argentina2,184,999,9362017
Colombia2,002,000,0002017
Gabon2,000,000,0002017
Australia1,820,999,9362017
Congo, Republic of the1,600,000,0002017
Chad1,500,000,0002017
Brunei1,100,000,0002017
Equatorial Guinea1,100,000,0002017
Ghana660,000,0002017
Romania600,000,0002017
Turkmenistan600,000,0002017
Uzbekistan594,000,0002017
Italy556,700,0322017
Denmark490,600,0002017
Peru473,000,0002017
Tunisia425,000,0002017
Thailand396,400,0002017
Ukraine395,000,0002017
Turkey388,500,0002017
Pakistan350,600,0002017
Trinidad and Tobago243,000,0002017
Bolivia211,500,0002017
Cameroon200,000,0002017
Belarus198,000,0002017
Congo, Democratic Republic of the180,000,0002017
Albania168,300,0002017
Papua New Guinea159,400,0002017
Niger150,000,0002017
Chile150,000,0002017
Spain150,000,0002017
Germany145,400,0002017
Burma139,000,0002017
Philippines138,500,0002017
Poland137,800,0002017
Bahrain124,600,0002017
Cuba124,000,0002017
Netherlands113,200,0002017
Cote d'Ivoire100,000,0002017
Suriname83,980,0002017
Guatemala83,070,0002017
Serbia77,500,0002017
France72,350,0002017
Croatia71,000,0002017
New Zealand56,900,0002017
Japan44,120,0002017
Austria43,000,0002017
Kyrgyzstan40,000,0002017
Georgia35,000,0002017
Bangladesh28,000,0002017
Hungary25,100,0002017
Mauritania20,000,0002017
Bulgaria15,000,0002017
Czech Republic15,000,0002017
South Africa15,000,0002017
Israel12,730,0002017
Lithuania12,000,0002017
Tajikistan12,000,0002017
Greece10,000,0002017
Slovakia9,000,0002017
Benin8,000,0002017
Belize6,700,0002017
Taiwan2,380,0002017
Barbados2,082,0002017
Jordan1,000,0002017
Morocco684,0002017
Ethiopia428,0002017
Gambia, The02017
Finland02017
Fiji02017
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02017
Guinea02017
Grenada02017
Greenland02017
Cape Verde02017
Ireland02017
Estonia02017
Eritrea02017
El Salvador02017
Comoros02017
Costa Rica02017
Central African Republic02017
Djibouti02017
Dominica02017
Dominican Republic02017
Botswana02017
Belgium02017
Bahamas, The02017
Bosnia and Herzegovina02017
Antigua and Barbuda02017
Afghanistan02017
Armenia02017
Andorra02016
Solomon Islands02017
Burundi02017
Bhutan02017
Cayman Islands02017
Sri Lanka02017
Cambodia02017
Mauritius02017
Lesotho02017
Luxembourg02017
Mozambique02017
New Caledonia02017
Malta02017
Vanuatu02017
Nepal02017
Nauru02017
Paraguay02017
Nicaragua02017
Panama02017
Portugal02017
Guinea-Bissau02017
Puerto Rico02017
Rwanda02017
Kenya02017
Jamaica02017
Iceland02017
Haiti02017
Hong Kong02017
Honduras02017
Liberia02017
Korea, North02017
Kiribati02017
Laos02017
Lebanon02017
Latvia02017
Madagascar02017
Macau02017
Moldova02017
Mongolia02017
Malawi02017
Montenegro02017
Macedonia02017
Mali02017
Tuvalu02014
East Timor02017
Tanzania02017
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines02017
Burkina Faso02017
Uruguay02017
Tonga02017
Togo02017
Sao Tome and Principe02017
Switzerland02017
Sweden02017
Senegal02017
Slovenia02017
Sierra Leone02017
Singapore02017
Somalia02017
Saint Lucia02017
Saint Kitts and Nevis02017
Seychelles02017
Zambia02017
Zimbabwe02017
Namibia02017
Western Sahara02017
Samoa02017
Swaziland02017