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Proven Oil Reserves by Country

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





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 2017. The values below are displayed in Barrels per Day (bbl).


1
300,000,000,000
2
269,000,000,000
3
171,000,000,000
4
157,800,000,000
5
143,000,000,000
6
104,000,000,000
7
98,000,000,000
8
80,000,000,000
9
48,360,000,000
10
37,000,000,000
11
36,520,000,000
12
30,000,000,000
13
25,000,000,000
14
25,000,000,000
15
16,000,000,000
16
12,000,000,000
17
9,700,000,000
18
8,832,000,000
19
8,400,000,000
20
7,000,000,000
21
5,675,000,000
22
5,300,000,000
23
5,100,000,000
24
5,000,000,000
25
4,400,000,000
26
4,400,000,000
27
3,750,000,000
28
3,693,000,000
29
3,600,000,000
30
3,000,000,000
31
2,800,000,000
32
2,500,000,000
33
2,500,000,000
34
2,400,000,000
35
2,300,000,000
36
2,000,000,000
37
1,600,000,000
38
1,500,000,000
39
1,200,000,000
40
700,000,000
41
660,000,000
42
611,000,000
43
600,000,000
44
600,000,000
45
600,000,000
46
544,500,000
47
541,600,000
48
400,000,000
49
400,000,000
50
400,000,000
51
400,000,000
52
300,000,000
53
209,800,000
54
200,000,000
55
200,000,000
56
200,000,000
57
180,000,000
58
150,000,000
59
150,000,000
60
150,000,000
61
144,700,000
62
124,000,000
63
100,000,000
64
100,000,000
65
100,000,000
66
100,000,000
67
100,000,000
68
100,000,000
69
84,080,000
70
83,070,000
71
71,000,000
72
67,200,000
73
50,000,000
74
47,500,000
75
40,000,000
76
35,000,000
77
28,000,000
78
27,190,000
79
15,000,000
80
15,000,000
81
15,000,000
82
13,950,000
83
12,000,000
84
12,000,000
85
10,060,000
86
10,000,000
87
9,000,000
88
1,000,000
89
680,000
90
500,000
91
430,000
92
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93
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94
0
95
0
96
0
97
0
98
0
99
0
100
0
101
0
102
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103
0
104
0
105
0
106
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107
0
108
0
109
0
110
0
111
0
112
0
113
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114
0
115
0
116
0
117
0
118
0
119
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120
0
121
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122
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123
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124
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125
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126
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127
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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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