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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.

The data presented below is through 2018. Presented in 'bbl' (Barrels)

1
National Flag
300,900,000,000  
Venezuela
VEN
2
National Flag
266,500,000,000  
Saudi Arabia
SAR
3
National Flag
169,700,000,000  
Canada
CAN
4
National Flag
158,400,000,000  
Iran
IRN
5
National Flag
142,500,000,000  
Iraq
IRQ
6
National Flag
101,500,000,000  
Kuwait
KUW
7
National Flag
97,800,000,000  
United Arab Emirates
UAE
8
National Flag
80,000,000,000  
Russia
RUS
9
National Flag
48,360,000,000  
Libya
LBY
10
National Flag
37,060,000,000  
Nigeria
NIG
11
National Flag
36,520,000,000  
United States
USA
12
National Flag
30,000,000,000  
Kazakhstan
KAZ
13
National Flag
25,620,000,000  
China
CHN
14
National Flag
25,240,000,000  
Qatar
QTR
15
National Flag
13,000,000,000  
Brazil
BRA
16
National Flag
12,200,000,000  
Algeria
ALG
17
National Flag
8,273,000,000  
Angola
ANG
18
National Flag
8,273,000,000  
Ecuador
ECU
19
National Flag
7,640,000,000  
Mexico
MEX
20
National Flag
7,000,000,000  
Azerbaijan
AZR
21
National Flag
6,611,000,000  
Norway
NOR
22
National Flag
5,373,000,000  
Oman
OMA
23
National Flag
5,000,000,000  
Sudan
SUD
24
National Flag
4,621,000,000  
India
IND
25
National Flag
4,400,000,000  
Vietnam
VTN
26
National Flag
4,400,000,000  
Egypt
EGP
27
National Flag
3,750,000,000  
South Sudan
SSU
28
National Flag
3,600,000,000  
Malaysia
MLY
29
National Flag
3,230,000,000  
Indonesia
INO
30
National Flag
3,000,000,000  
Yemen
YEM
31
National Flag
2,564,000,000  
United Kingdom
UKD
32
National Flag
2,500,000,000  
Uganda
UGA
33
National Flag
2,500,000,000  
Syria
SYR
34
National Flag
2,185,000,000  
Argentina
ARG
35
National Flag
2,002,000,000  
Colombia
COL
36
National Flag
2,000,000,000  
Gabon
GAB
37
National Flag
1,821,000,000  
Australia
AUS
38
National Flag
1,600,000,000  
Republic of the Congo
ROC
39
National Flag
1,500,000,000  
Chad
CHD
40
National Flag
660,000,000  
Ghana
GHA
41
National Flag
600,000,000  
Romania
ROM
42
National Flag
600,000,000  
Turkmenistan
TKM
43
National Flag
594,000,000  
Uzbekistan
UZB
44
National Flag
556,700,000  
Italy
ITA
45
National Flag
490,600,000  
Denmark
DEN
46
National Flag
473,000,000  
Peru
PER
47
National Flag
425,000,000  
Tunisia
TUN
48
National Flag
396,400,000  
Thailand
THA
49
National Flag
395,000,000  
Ukraine
UKR
50
National Flag
388,500,000  
Turkey
TUR
51
National Flag
350,600,000  
Pakistan
PAK
52
National Flag
211,500,000  
Bolivia
BOL
53
National Flag
200,000,000  
Cameroon
CAM
54
National Flag
198,000,000  
Belarus
BLR
55
National Flag
180,000,000  
Democratic Republic of the Congo
DRC
56
National Flag
168,300,000  
Albania
ALB
57
National Flag
150,000,000  
Niger
NGR
58
National Flag
150,000,000  
Spain
SPA
59
National Flag
150,000,000  
Chile
CHI
60
National Flag
145,400,000  
Germany
GER
61
National Flag
139,000,000  
Myanmar
MYA
62
National Flag
138,500,000  
Philippines
PHI
63
National Flag
137,800,000  
Poland
POL
64
National Flag
124,600,000  
Bahrain
BAH
65
National Flag
124,000,000  
Cuba
CUB
66
National Flag
113,200,000  
Netherlands
NET
67
National Flag
100,000,000  
Ivory Coast
IVC
68
National Flag
83,980,000  
Suriname
SUR
69
National Flag
83,070,000  
Guatemala
GUA
70
National Flag
77,500,000  
Serbia
SER
71
National Flag
72,350,000  
France
FRA
72
National Flag
71,000,000  
Croatia
CRO
73
National Flag
56,900,000  
New Zealand
NWZ
74
National Flag
44,120,000  
Japan
JPN
75
National Flag
43,000,000  
Austria
AST
76
National Flag
40,000,000  
Kyrgyzstan
KYR
77
National Flag
35,000,000  
Georgia
GEO
78
National Flag
28,000,000  
Bangladesh
BAN
79
National Flag
25,100,000  
Hungary
HUN
80
National Flag
20,000,000  
Mauritania
MAU
81
National Flag
15,000,000  
South Africa
SAF
82
National Flag
15,000,000  
Bulgaria
BUL
83
National Flag
15,000,000  
Czech Republic
CZR
84
National Flag
12,730,000  
Israel
ISR
85
National Flag
12,000,000  
Lithuania
LIT
86
National Flag
12,000,000  
Tajikistan
TAJ
87
National Flag
10,000,000  
Greece
GRE
88
National Flag
9,000,000  
Slovakia
SLK
89
National Flag
2,380,000  
Taiwan
TAI
90
National Flag
1,000,000  
Jordan
JOR
91
National Flag
684,000  
Morocco
MOR
92
National Flag
428,000  
Ethiopia
ETH
93
National Flag
0  
Portugal
POR
94
National Flag
0  
Armenia
ARM
95
National Flag
0  
Switzerland
SWI
96
National Flag
0  
Namibia
NAM
97
National Flag
0  
Finland
FIN
98
National Flag
0  
Mongolia
MON
99
National Flag
0  
Tanzania
TAN
100
National Flag
0  
Mali
MAL
101
National Flag
0  
Bhutan
BUT
102
National Flag
0  
Macedonia
MAC
103
National Flag
0  
Central African Republic
CAR
104
National Flag
0  
Botswana
BOT
105
National Flag
0  
El Salvador
ESL
106
National Flag
0  
North Korea
NKO
107
National Flag
0  
Honduras
HON
108
National Flag
0  
Madagascar
MAD
109
National Flag
0  
Somalia
SOM
110
National Flag
0  
South Korea
SKO
111
National Flag
0  
Sierra Leone
SIE
112
National Flag
0  
Dominican Republic
DOM
113
National Flag
0  
Singapore
SIN
114
National Flag
0  
Estonia
EST
115
National Flag
0  
Paraguay
PAR
116
National Flag
0  
Uruguay
URU
117
National Flag
0  
Belgium
BEL
118
National Flag
0  
Sri Lanka
SRL
119
National Flag
0  
Nepal
NEP
120
National Flag
0  
Lebanon
LEB
121
National Flag
0  
Zimbabwe
ZIM
122
National Flag
0  
Laos
LAO
123
National Flag
0  
Panama
PAN
124
National Flag
0  
Mozambique
MOZ
125
National Flag
0  
Kenya
KEN
126
National Flag
0  
Afghanistan
AFG
127
National Flag
0  
Liberia
LIB
128
National Flag
0  
Montenegro
MTN
129
National Flag
0  
Ireland
IRE
130
National Flag
0  
Slovenia
SLV
131
National Flag
0  
Sweden
SWE
132
National Flag
0  
Nicaragua
NIC
133
National Flag
0  
Cambodia
CMB
134
National Flag
0  
Latvia
LAT
135
National Flag
0  
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BOS
136
National Flag
0  
Zambia
ZAM