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Proven Oil Reserves by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 2/17/2015

Some 70% of the world's proven oil reserves is held in OPEC countries, providing its members with a key political tool.

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Proven Oil Reserves is valued through geological and engineering processes to produce an estimated value of oil stocks in the ground. Proven Oil Reserves showcases the commercially available (and recoverable) oil reserves of a given country based on its recognized reservoirs. For the purposes of the GFP ranking, oil is a highly valued factor when considering a prolonged war and is used in conjunction with oil consumption and oil production.


Proven Oil Reserves data through 2013. The values below are displayed in Barrels per Day (bbl).

1
297,600,000,000
2
267,900,000,000
3
173,100,000,000
4
154,600,000,000
5
141,400,000,000
6
104,000,000,000
7
97,800,000,000
8
80,000,000,000
9
48,010,000,000
10
37,200,000,000
11
25,380,000,000
12
20,680,000,000
13
17,300,000,000
14
13,150,000,000
15
12,200,000,000
16
10,470,000,000
17
10,260,000,000
18
8,240,000,000
19
7,000,000,000
20
5,500,000,000
21
5,476,000,000
22
5,366,000,000
23
4,400,000,000
24
4,400,000,000
25
4,030,000,000
26
4,000,000,000
27
3,750,000,000
28
3,122,000,000
29
3,000,000,000
30
2,805,000,000
31
2,500,000,000
32
2,500,000,000
33
2,200,000,000
34
2,000,000,000
35
1,600,000,000
36
1,500,000,000
37
1,433,000,000
38
1,250,000,000
39
805,000,000
40
660,000,000
41
600,000,000
42
600,000,000
43
594,000,000
44
579,200,000
45
521,300,000
46
453,300,000
47
425,000,000
48
395,000,000
49
270,400,000
50
254,200,000
51
247,500,000
52
243,900,000
53
209,800,000
54
200,000,000
55
198,000,000
56
180,000,000
57
172,400,000
58
156,500,000
59
150,000,000
60
150,000,000
61
138,500,000
62
124,600,000
63
124,000,000
64
100,000,000
65
85,180,000
66
85,000,000
67
83,070,000
68
81,400,000
69
77,500,000
70
71,000,000
71
50,000,000
72
44,120,000
73
40,000,000
74
35,000,000
75
30,000,000
76
28,000,000
77
27,320,000
78
25,000,000
79
15,000,000
80
15,000,000
81
15,000,000
82
12,000,000
83
12,000,000
84
11,500,000
85
10,000,000
86
9,000,000
87
6,000,000
88
2,500,000
89
2,380,000
90
1,000,000
91
680,000
92
600,000
93
500,000
94
430,000
95
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101
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102
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Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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