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Crude oil - proved reserves

Crude oil - proved reserves

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.

RankCountry(bbl)Date of Information
1Saudi Arabia264,600,000,0001 January 2012 est.
2Venezuela209,400,000,0001 January 2012 est.
3Canada173,600,000,0001 January 2012 est.
4Iran151,200,000,0001 January 2013 est.
5Iraq143,100,000,0001 January 2012 est.
6Kuwait101,500,000,0001 January 2013 est.
7United Arab Emirates97,800,000,0001 January 2012 est.
8Russia60,000,000,0001 January 2012 est.
9Libya48,080,000,0001 January 2013 est.
10Nigeria38,500,000,0001 January 2012 est.
11Kazakhstan30,000,000,0001 January 2012 est.
12Brazil26,000,000,0001 January 2013 est.
13Qatar25,570,000,0001 January 2012 est.
14United States20,680,000,0001 January 2012 est.
15Angola15,000,000,0001 January 2013 est.
16China14,800,000,0001 January 2012 est.
17Algeria12,260,000,0001 January 2013 est.
18Mexico12,170,000,0001 January 2013 est.
19India8,935,000,0001 January 2012 est.
20Azerbaijan7,000,000,0001 January 2012 est.
21Ecuador6,573,000,0001 January 2013 est.
22European Union5,385,000,0001 January 2012 est.
23Norway5,320,000,0001 January 2010 est.
24Sudan5,000,000,0001 January 2012 est.
25Oman4,902,000,0001 January 2012 est.
26Vietnam4,700,000,0001 January 2013 est.
27Egypt4,450,000,0001 January 2013 est.
28Indonesia4,000,000,0001 January 2013 est.
29Malaysia2,900,000,0001 January 2013 est.
30Yemen2,880,000,0001 January 2013 est.
31United Kingdom2,827,000,0001 January 2013 est.
32Argentina2,820,000,0001 January 2013 est.
33Colombia2,417,000,0001 January 2013 est.
34Syria2,183,000,0001 January 2012 est.
35Congo, Republic of the1,600,000,0001 January 2012 est.
36Chad1,500,000,0001 January 2012 est.
37Australia1,426,000,0001 January 2012 est.
38Gabon1,309,000,0001 January 2013 est.
39Equatorial Guinea1,100,000,0001 January 2012 est.
40Brunei1,100,000,0001 January 2012 est.
41Uganda1,000,000,0001 January 2010 est.
42Denmark900,000,0001 January 2012 est.
43Trinidad and Tobago728,300,0001 January 2012 est.
44Ghana660,000,0001 January 2012 est.
45Turkmenistan600,000,0001 January 2012 est.
46Romania600,000,0001 January 2013 est.
47Uzbekistan594,000,0001 January 2012 est.
48Peru586,100,0001 January 2012 est.
49Timor-Leste553,800,0001 January 2012 est.
50Italy523,200,0001 January 2012 est.
51Pakistan480,900,0001 January 2013 est.
52Thailand442,000,0001 January 2012 est.
53Tunisia425,000,0001 January 2012 est.
54Ukraine395,000,0001 January 2012 est.
55Netherlands287,400,0001 January 2012 est.
56Germany276,000,0001 January 2012 est.
57Turkey270,400,0001 January 2012 est.
58Cote d'Ivoire250,000,0001 January 2013 est.
59Bolivia209,800,0001 January 2012 est.
60Cameroon200,000,0001 January 2012 est.
61Albania199,100,0001 January 2012 est.
62Belarus198,000,0001 January 2012 est.
63Cuba181,500,0001 January 2013 est.
64Congo, Democratic Republic of the180,000,0001 January 2012 est.
65Papua New Guinea170,000,0001 January 2012 est.
66Poland155,000,0001 January 2010 est.
67Spain150,000,0001 January 2012 est.
68Chile150,000,0001 January 2012 est.
69Philippines138,500,0001 January 2013 est.
70Bahrain107,200,0001 January 2013 est.
71Morocco100,000,0001 January 2012 est.
72New Zealand96,100,0001 January 2012 est.
73France90,010,0001 January 2012 est.
74Afghanistan87,000,0001 January 2012 est.
75Austria85,000,0001 January 2012 est.
76Guatemala83,070,0001 January 2012 est.
77Serbia77,500,0001 January 2012 est.
78Suriname72,000,0001 January 2012 est.
79Burma50,000,0001 January 2012 est.
80Japan44,120,0001 January 2012 est.
81Kyrgyzstan40,000,0001 January 2012 est.
82Georgia33,190,0001 January 2012 est.
83Hungary31,720,0001 January 2012 est.
84Bangladesh28,000,0001 January 2012 est.
85Mauritania20,000,0001 January 2012 est.
86Bulgaria15,000,0001 January 2012 est.
87South Africa15,000,0001 January 2012 est.
88Czech Republic15,000,0001 January 2012 est.
89Tajikistan12,000,0001 January 2013 est.
90Lithuania12,000,0001 January 2012 est.
91Israel11,800,0001 January 2012 est.
92Greece10,000,0001 January 2012 est.
93Slovakia9,000,0001 January 2012 est.
94Benin8,000,0001 January 2012 est.
95Belize6,700,0001 January 2012 est.
96Croatia2,960,0001 January 2012 est.
97Taiwan2,800,0001 January 2013 est.
98Barbados2,260,0001 January 2012 est.
99Jordan1,000,0001 January 2012 est.
100Ethiopia430,0001 January 2012 est.
101Aruba01 January 2012 est.
102Antigua and Barbuda01 January 2012 est.
103Armenia01 January 2012 est.
104American Samoa01 January 2012 est.
105Botswana01 January 2012 est.
106Bermuda01 January 2012 est.
107Belgium01 January 2012 est.
108Bahamas, The01 January 2012 est.
109Bosnia and Herzegovina01 January 2012 est.
110Solomon Islands01 January 2012 est.
111Bhutan01 January 2012 est.
112Burundi01 January 2012 est.
113Cambodia01 January 2012 est.
114Curacao01 January 2011 est.
115Sri Lanka01 January 2012 est.
116Cayman Islands01 January 2012 est.
117Comoros01 January 2012 est.
118Costa Rica01 January 2012 est.
119Central African Republic01 January 2012 est.
120Cape Verde01 January 2012 est.
121Cook Islands01 January 2012 est.
122Cyprus01 January 2012 est.
123Djibouti01 January 2012 est.
124Dominica01 January 2012 est.
125Dominican Republic01 January 2012 est.
126Ireland01 January 2012 est.
127Estonia01 January 2012 est.
128Eritrea01 January 2012 est.
129El Salvador01 January 2012 est.
130Finland01 January 2012 est.
131Fiji01 January 2012 est.
132Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)01 January 2012 est.
133Faroe Islands01 January 2012 est.
134French Polynesia01 January 2012 est.
135Gambia, The01 January 2012 est.
136Gibraltar01 January 2012 est.
137Grenada01 January 2012 est.
138Greenland01 January 2012 est.
139Guam01 January 2012 est.
140Guinea01 January 2012 est.
141Guyana01 January 2012 est.
142Gaza Strip01 January 2010 est.
143Haiti01 January 2012 est.
144Hong Kong01 January 2012 est.
145Honduras01 January 2012 est.
146Iceland01 January 2012 est.
147Jamaica01 January 2012 est.
148Kenya01 January 2012 est.
149Korea, North01 January 2012 est.
150Kiribati01 January 2012 est.
151Laos01 January 2012 est.
152Lebanon01 January 2012 est.
153Latvia01 January 2012 est.
154Liberia01 January 2012 est.
155Lesotho01 January 2012 est.
156Luxembourg01 January 2012 est.
157Madagascar01 January 2012 est.
158Macau01 January 2012 est.
159Moldova01 January 2012 est.
160Montserrat01 January 2012 est.
161Malawi01 January 2012 est.
162Montenegro01 January 2012 est.
163Macedonia01 January 2012 est.
164Mali01 January 2012 est.
165Mauritius01 January 2012 est.
166Malta01 January 2012 est.
167Maldives01 January 2012 est.
168Mozambique01 January 2013 est.
169New Caledonia01 January 2012 est.
170Niue01 January 2013 est.
171Vanuatu01 January 2012 est.
172Nepal01 January 2012 est.
173Nauru01 January 2012 est.
174Nicaragua01 January 2012 est.
175Paraguay01 January 2013 est.
176Panama01 January 2010 est.
177Guinea-Bissau01 January 2012 est.
178Puerto Rico01 January 2012 est.
179Rwanda01 January 2012 est.
180Saint Pierre and Miquelon01 January 2012 est.
181Saint Kitts and Nevis01 January 2012 est.
182Seychelles01 January 2010 est.
183Senegal01 January 2013 est.
184Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha01 January 2012 est.
185Sierra Leone01 January 2012 est.
186Singapore01 January 2012 est.
187Somalia01 January 2012 est.
188Saint Lucia01 January 2012 est.
189Sweden01 January 2012 est.
190Switzerland01 January 2012 est.
191Turks and Caicos Islands01 January 2012 est.
192Tokelau01 January 2012 est.
193Tonga01 January 2010 est.
194Togo01 January 2010 est.
195Sao Tome and Principe01 January 2010 est.
196Tanzania01 January 2012 est.
197Burkina Faso01 January 2012 est.
198Uruguay01 January 2009 est.
199Saint Vincent and the Grenadines01 January 2012 est.
200British Virgin Islands01 January 2012 est.
201Virgin Islands01 January 2013 est.
202Namibia01 January 2012 est.
203West Bank01 January 2009 est.
204Western Sahara01 January 2012 est.
205Samoa01 January 2012 est.
206Swaziland01 January 2010 est.
207Zambia01 January 2013 est.
208Zimbabwe01 January 2012 est.