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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, 2017

See also: Oil - proved reserves bar chart

 

CountryOil - proved reserves (bbl)Year
Venezuela299,999,985,6642016
Saudi Arabia268,999,999,4882016
Canada171,000,004,6082016
Iran157,800,005,6322016
Iraq142,999,994,3682016
Kuwait103,999,995,9042016
United Arab Emirates98,000,003,0722016
Russia80,000,000,0002016
Libya48,360,001,5362016
Nigeria36,999,999,4882016
United States36,520,001,5362016
Kazakhstan30,000,001,0242016
Qatar24,999,999,4882016
China24,999,999,4882016
Brazil16,000,000,0002016
Algeria12,000,000,0002016
Mexico9,699,999,7442016
Ecuador8,832,000,0002016
Angola8,400,000,0002016
Azerbaijan7,000,000,0002016
India5,674,999,8082016
Oman5,299,999,7442016
Norway5,100,000,2562010
Sudan5,000,000,0002016
Vietnam4,400,000,0002016
Egypt4,400,000,0002016
Indonesia3,700,000,0002016
Malaysia3,600,000,0002016
Yemen3,000,000,0002016
United Kingdom2,800,000,0002016
Albania2,616,000,0002016
Uganda2,500,000,0002017
Syria2,500,000,0002016
Argentina2,400,000,0002016
Colombia2,300,000,0002016
Gabon2,000,000,0002016
Congo, Republic of the1,600,000,0002016
Chad1,500,000,0002016
Australia1,200,000,0002016
Brunei1,100,000,0002016
Equatorial Guinea1,100,000,0002016
Peru700,000,0002016
Trinidad and Tobago700,000,0002016
Ghana660,000,0002016
Denmark611,000,0002016
Romania600,000,0002016
Turkmenistan600,000,0002016
Uzbekistan600,000,0002016
Italy544,499,9682016
Japan541,600,0002017
Ukraine400,000,0002016
Thailand400,000,0002016
Tunisia400,000,0002016
Pakistan370,000,0002016
Serbia366,500,0002016
Turkey334,500,0002016
Bolivia209,800,0002016
Belarus200,000,0002016
Cameroon200,000,0002016
Papua New Guinea200,000,0002016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the180,000,0002016
Chile150,000,0002016
Niger150,000,0002016
Spain150,000,0002016
Netherlands144,700,0002016
Cuba124,000,0002016
Germany100,000,0002016
Bahrain100,000,0002016
Poland100,000,0002010
Philippines100,000,0002016
Cote d'Ivoire100,000,0002016
Suriname88,970,0002016
France84,080,0002016
Guatemala83,070,0002016
Croatia71,000,0002016
New Zealand67,200,0002016
Burma50,000,0002016
Austria47,500,0002016
Kyrgyzstan40,000,0002016
Georgia35,000,0002016
Bangladesh28,000,0002016
Hungary27,190,0002016
Mauritania20,000,0002016
Bulgaria15,000,0002016
South Africa15,000,0002016
Israel13,950,0002016
Lithuania12,000,0002016
Tajikistan12,000,0002016
Taiwan10,060,0002016
Greece10,000,0002016
Slovakia9,000,0002016
Benin8,000,0002016
Belize6,700,0002016
Barbados2,530,0002016
Jordan1,000,0002016
Morocco680,0002016
Ethiopia430,0002016
Macedonia2,5512016
Mali02016
Lesotho02016
Luxembourg02016
Mauritius02016
Malta02016
Liberia02016
Korea, North02016
Kiribati02016
Madagascar02016
Macau02016
Moldova02016
Mongolia02017
Malawi02016
Montenegro02016
Kenya02016
Jamaica02016
Laos02016
Lebanon02016
Latvia02016
Iceland02016
Senegal02016
Slovenia02016
Sierra Leone02016
Singapore02016
Somalia02016
Puerto Rico02016
Rwanda02016
Panama02010
Portugal02016
Guinea-Bissau02016
Paraguay02016
Nicaragua02016
Nepal02016
Nauru02016
Vanuatu02016
Mozambique02016
New Caledonia02016
Finland02016
Fiji02016
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)02016
Gambia, The02016
Grenada02016
Greenland02016
Guinea02016
Guyana02016
Haiti02016
Hong Kong02016
Honduras02016
Cape Verde02016
Ireland02016
Estonia02016
Eritrea02016
El Salvador02016
Comoros02016
Costa Rica02016
Central African Republic02016
Djibouti02016
Dominica02016
Dominican Republic02016
Botswana02016
Belgium02016
Bahamas, The02016
Bosnia and Herzegovina02016
Antigua and Barbuda02016
Afghanistan02016
Armenia02016
Andorra02016
Solomon Islands02017
Burundi02016
Bhutan02016
Cayman Islands02016
Sri Lanka02016
Cambodia02016
Tanzania02016
Burkina Faso02016
Uruguay02014
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines02016
Zambia02016
Zimbabwe02016
Namibia02016
Western Sahara02016
Samoa02016
Swaziland02010
Tonga02010
Togo02016
Sao Tome and Principe02010
Tuvalu02016
East Timor02016
Saint Lucia02016
Saint Kitts and Nevis02016
Seychelles02016
Switzerland02016
Sweden02016