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Reserves of crude oil by the countries of the world

Rank
(total)
CountryTotal
(million barrels)
per Capita
(barrels)
per km²
(barrels)
Date
1Saudi Arabia264,600.09,971.9123,088January 2012 est.
2Venezuela209,400.07,465.8237,402January 2012 est.
3Canada173,600.05,061.219,091January 2012 est.
4Iran151,200.01,893.598,721January 2013 est.
5Iraq143,100.04,597.0327,185January 2012 est.
6Kuwait101,500.037,657.95,696,487January 2013 est.
7United Arab Emirates97,800.018,403.11,169,856January 2012 est.
8Russia60,000.0421.03,664January 2012 est.
9Libya48,080.08,010.227,325January 2013 est.
10Nigeria38,500.0226.342,272January 2012 est.
11Kazakhstan30,000.01,712.111,112January 2012 est.
12Brazil26,000.0129.33,073January 2013 est.
13Qatar25,570.013,102.12,206,974January 2012 est.
14United States of America20,680.065.92,257January 2012 est.
15Angola15,000.0808.012,032January 2013 est.
16China14,700.010.91,536January 2012 est.
17Algeria12,260.0321.95,147January 2013 est.
18Mexico12,170.0104.76,260January 2013 est.
19India8,935.07.43,005January 2012 est.
20Azerbaijan7,000.0737.384,716January 2012 est.
21Ecuador6,573.0425.723,743January 2013 est.
22Norway5,320.01,137.717,484January 2010 est.
23Sudan5,000.0146.22,686January 2012 est.
24Oman4,902.01,586.315,838January 2012 est.
25Vietnam4,700.050.815,158January 2013 est.
26Egypt4,450.052.24,470January 2013 est.
27Indonesia4,000.015.92,208January 2013 est.
28Malaysia2,900.097.98,824January 2013 est.
29Yemen2,880.0113.35,455January 2013 est.
30Great Britain & Northern Ireland2,827.044.611,685January 2013 est.
31Argentina2,820.066.21,030January 2013 est.
32Colombia2,417.052.82,327January 2013 est.
33Syria2,183.096.911,888January 2012 est.
34Congo (Republic)1,600.0366.44,685January 2012 est.
35Chad1,500.0136.71,191January 2012 est.
36Australia1,426.064.8186January 2012 est.
37Gabon1,309.0798.05,080January 2013 est.
38Brunei1,100.02,690.9208,927January 2012 est.
38Equatorial Guinea1,100.01,603.539,214January 2012 est.
40Uganda1,000.029.95,074January 2010 est.
41Denmark900.0162.421,209January 2012 est.
42Trinidad & Tobago728.3593.9142,024January 2012 est.
43Ghana660.026.82,901January 2012 est.
44Romania600.027.52,610January 2013 est.
44Turkmenistan600.0118.71,277January 2012 est.
46Uzbekistan594.020.91,396January 2012 est.
47Peru586.119.8458January 2012 est.
48East Timor553.8484.237,233January 2012 est.
49Italy523.28.51,779January 2012 est.
50Pakistan480.92.5624January 2013 est.
51Thailand442.06.6865January 2012 est.
52Tunisia425.039.62,736January 2012 est.
53Ukraine395.08.8682January 2012 est.
54Netherlands287.417.28,480January 2012 est.
55Germany276.03.4792January 2012 est.
56Turkey270.43.4351January 2012 est.
57Cote d'Ivoire250.011.2786January 2013 est.
58Bolivia209.820.4194January 2012 est.
59Cameroon200.09.9423January 2012 est.
60Albania199.166.37,267January 2012 est.
61Belarus198.020.5976January 2012 est.
62Cuba181.516.41,653January 2013 est.
63Congo (Dem. Rep.)180.02.479January 2012 est.
64Papua New Guinea170.026.9375January 2012 est.
65Poland155.04.0509January 2010 est.
66Chile150.08.8202January 2012 est.
66Spain150.03.2301January 2012 est.
68Philippines138.51.3465January 2013 est.
69Bahrain107.283.7141,053January 2013 est.
70Morocco100.03.1224January 2012 est.
71New Zealand96.122.2359January 2012 est.
72France90.01.4164January 2012 est.
73Afghanistan87.02.9133January 2012 est.
74Guatemala83.15.9775January 2012 est.
75Serbia77.510.71,000January 2012 est.
76Suriname72.0128.5462January 2012 est.
77Croatia71.015.81,268January 2012 est.
78Austria50.06.1606January 2012 est.
78Myanmar50.00.977January 2012 est.
80Japan44.10.3121January 2012 est.
81Kyrgyzstan40.07.3209January 2012 est.
82Georgia35.07.7502January 2012 est.
83Hungary31.73.2354January 2012 est.
84Bangladesh28.00.2215January 2012 est.
85Mauritania20.06.019January 2012 est.
86Bulgaria15.02.1138January 2012 est.
86Czech Republic15.01.5194January 2012 est.
86South Africa15.00.312January 2012 est.
89Lithuania12.03.4191January 2012 est.
89Tajikistan12.01.585January 2013 est.
91Israel11.81.6580January 2012 est.
92Greece10.00.977January 2012 est.
93Slovakia9.01.6187January 2012 est.
94Benin8.00.872January 2012 est.
95Belize6.720.4294January 2012 est.
96Taiwan (Rep. of China)2.80.187January 2013 est.
97Barbados2.37.95,256January 2012 est.
98Jordan1.00.211January 2012 est.
99Ethiopia0.40.00January 2012 est.
100American Samoa0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Antigua & Barbuda0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Armenia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Aruba0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Bahamas0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Belgium0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Bermuda0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Bhutan0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Bosnia & Herzegovina0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Botswana0.00.00January 2012 est.
100British Virgin Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Burkina Faso0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Burundi0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Cambodia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Cape Verde0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Cayman Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Central African Republic0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Comoros0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Cook Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Costa Rica0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Curacao0.00.00January 2011 est.
100Cyprus0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Djibouti0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Dominica0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Dominican Republic0.00.00January 2012 est.
100El Salvador0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Eritrea0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Estonia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Falkland Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Faroe Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Fiji Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Finland0.00.00January 2012 est.
100French Polynesia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Gambia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Gibraltar0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Greenland0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Grenada0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Guam0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Guinea0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Guinea-Bissau0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Guyana0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Haiti0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Honduras0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Hong Kong0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Iceland0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Ireland0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Jamaica0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Kenya0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Kiribati0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Korea (North)0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Laos0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Latvia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Lebanon0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Lesotho0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Liberia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Luxembourg0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Macau0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Macedonia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Madagascar0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Malawi0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Maldives0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Mali0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Malta0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Mauritius0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Moldova0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Montenegro0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Montserrat0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Mozambique0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Namibia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Nauru0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Nepal0.00.00January 2012 est.
100New Caledonia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Nicaragua0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Niue0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Palestinian Territories0.00.00January 2009 est.
100Panama0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Paraguay0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Puerto Rico0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Rwanda0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Saint Kitts & Nevis0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Saint Lucia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Saint Pierre & Miquelon0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Saint Vincent & the Grenadines0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Samoa0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Sao Tome and Principe0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Senegal0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Seychelles0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Sierra Leone0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Singapore0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Solomon Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Somalia0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Sri Lanka0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Swaziland0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Sweden0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Switzerland0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Tanzania0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Togo0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Tokelau0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Tonga0.00.00January 2010 est.
100Turks & Caicos Islands0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Uruguay0.00.00January 2009 est.
100Vanuatu0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Virgin Islands of the US0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Western Sahara0.00.00January 2012 est.
100Zambia0.00.00January 2013 est.
100Zimbabwe0.00.00January 2012 est.
 World1,532,000.0218.210,286January 2012 est.

No information is available for non-listed countries.

Proved reserves of crude oil 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. 1 US barrel corresponds to 158.9873 liters and 0.136 tons of oil.

Source: CIA World Factbook (2014-04-12)