Amount of oil reserves in top 20 countries, represented in barrels

Amount of oil reserves in top 20 countries, represented in barrels

Some statistics on this page are disputed and controversial. Different sources (OPECCIA World Factbookoil companies) give different figures. Some of the differences reflect different types of oil included. Different estimates may or may not include oil shale, mined oil sands or natural gas liquids.

CountryUS EIA
[6]
OPEC
[7]
BP
[8]
OthersProduction[5]
(million bbl/year)
Years of
production
in reserve
 Venezuela *302,809302,809300,900831.1364
 Saudi Arabia *267,026266,260266,0003,818.170
 Canada *167,8964,421172,200[9] 171,0001,336.8126
 Iran *155,600[10] 208,600155,6001,452.9107
 Iraq *145,019147,223143,1001,624.889
 Kuwait *104,000104,000104,0001,067.297
 United Arab Emirates *98,63098,63098,6301,133.787
 Russia *80,00080,000102,4003,851.321
 Libya *48,36374,36378,400366.1132
 United States *47,05332,77355,000[11] 43,6293,239.715
 Nigeria *36,97237,45337,100730.051
 Kazakhstan *30,00030,00030,000582.252
 China *25,62025,62718,5001,452.918
 Qatar *25,24425,24425,244555.945
 Brazil *12,99912,63413,000[11] 16,848918.114
 Algeria *12,20012,20012,200492.125
 Angola *8,2738,38412,700645.913
 Ecuador8,2738,2738,000200.241
 Mexico *7,3006,53710,800[12] 9.700798.29
 Azerbaijan *7,0007,0007,000304.223

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