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Proven Oil Reserves by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/17/2014

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
25,580,000,000
12
25,380,000,000
13
20,680,000,000
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
1,433,000,000
35
1,250,000,000
36
805,000,000
37
660,000,000
38
600,000,000
39
594,000,000
40
579,200,000
41
521,300,000
42
453,300,000
43
425,000,000
44
395,000,000
45
270,400,000
46
254,200,000
47
247,500,000
48
243,900,000
49
209,800,000
50
200,000,000
51
198,000,000
52
180,000,000
53
156,500,000
54
150,000,000
55
150,000,000
56
138,500,000
57
124,600,000
58
85,180,000
59
85,000,000
60
81,400,000
61
77,500,000
62
71,000,000
63
44,120,000
64
35,000,000
65
30,000,000
66
28,000,000
67
27,320,000
68
15,000,000
69
15,000,000
70
15,000,000
71
12,000,000
72
11,500,000
73
10,000,000
74
9,000,000
75
6,000,000
76
2,500,000
77
2,380,000
78
1,000,000
79
680,000
80
600,000
81
500,000
82
430,000
83
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87
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88
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89
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90
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91
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92
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93
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94
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96
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97
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98
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100
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101
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102
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103
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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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