WORLD CRUDE OIL AND NATURAL GAS RESERVES (JANUARY 1, 2002)

Crude oil (billion

barrels)

Natural gas (trillion

cubic feet)

Region

Country

Oil and gas journal

World oil

Oil and gas journal

World oil

North America

Canada

4.9

5.4

59.7

59.7

Mexico

26.9

23.1

29.5

39.0

United States’2

22.4

22.4

183.5

183.5

Total

54.2

50.9

272.7

282.1

Central and South America

Argentina

3.0

2.9

27.5

26.8

Barbados

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Bolivia

0.4

0.5

24.0

27.4

Brazil

8.5

8.6

7.8

7.9

Chile

0.2

(s)

3.5

1.3

Colombia

1.8

1.9

4.3

5.0

Cuba

0.8

0.3

2.5

0.5

Table continued

Crude oil (billion

barrels)

Natural gas (trillion

cubic feet)

Region

Country

Oil and gas journal

World oil

Oil and gas journal

World oil

Ecuador

2.1

2.6

3.7

3.9

Guatemala

0.5

NA

0.1

NA

Peru

0.3

0.9

8.7

8.7

Suriname

0.1

NA

0.0

NA

Trinidad and Tobago

0.7

0.7

23.5

19.7

Venezuela

77.7

50.2

147.6

149.2

Other

0.0

0.6

0.0

(s)

Total

96.0

69.1

253.0

250.2

Western Europe

Austria

0.1

0.1

0.9

0.8

Croatia

0.1

0.1

1.2

1.2

Denmark

1.1

1.3

2.7

3.1

France

0.1

0.1

0.4

0.5

Germany

0.4

0.3

12.1

9.0

Greece

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Ireland

0.0

NA

0.7

NA

Italy

0.6

0.6

8.1

6.7

Netherlands

0.1

0.1

62.5

57.0

Norway

9.4

10.3

44.0

77.2

Spain

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Turkey

0.3

0.3

0.3

0.3

United Kingdom

4.9

4.6

26.0

24.5

Yugoslavia

0.1

NA

1.7

NA

Other

0.0

0.1

0.0

2.0

Total

17.3

17.7

160.7

182.4

Eastern Europe and Former U. S.S. R.

Albania

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

Bulgaria

(s)

(s)

0.2

0.1

Czech Republic

(s)

(s)

0.1

0.1

Slovakia

(s)

NA

0.5

NA

Hungary

0.1

0.1

1.3

2.3

Poland

0.1

0.1

5.1

5.8

Romania

1.0

1.2

3.6

4.3

Azerbaijan

1.2

NA

4.4

NA

Kazakhstan

5.4

NA

65.0

NA

Russia

48.6

53.9

1680.0

1,700.0

Turkmenistan

0.5

NA

101.0

NA

Ukraine

0.4

NA

39.6

NA

Uzbekisan

0.6

NA

66.2

NA

Other

0.3

11.7

0.8

237.9

Total

58.4

67.1

1967.9

1950.5

Middle East

Bahrain

0.1

NA

3.2

NA

Iran

89.7

99.1

812.3

939.4

Crude oil (billion

barrels)

Natural gas (trillion

cubic feet)

Region

Country

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Oil and gas journal

World oil

Iraq

112.5

115.0

109.8

112.6

Israel

(s)

NA

1.5

NA

Jordan

(s)

NA

0.2

NA

Kuwaitb

96.5

98.8

52.7

56.6

Oman

5.5

5.9

29.3

30.5

Qatar

15.2

13.8

508.5

757.7

Saudi Arabiab

261.8

261.7

219.5

228.2

Syria

2.5

2.3

8.5

8.5

United Arab Emirates

97.8

62.8

212.1

204.1

Yemen

4.0

2.4

16.9

17.0

Other

0.0

0.7

0.0

13.4

Total

685.6

662.5

1974.6

2367.9

Africa

Algeria

9.2

17.0

159.7

175.0

Angola

5.4

6.0

1.6

4.0

Benin

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Cameroon

0.4

NA

3.9

NA

Congo (Brazzaville)

1.5

1.6

3.2

4.2

Congo (Kinshasa)

0.2

NA

(s)

NA

Cote d’lvoire (Ivory Coast)

0.1

NA

1.1

NA

Egypt

2.9

3.7

35.2

54.1

Equatorial Guinea

(s)

1.1

1.3

3.5

Ethiopia

(s)

NA

0.9

NA

Gabon

2.5

2.4

1.2

3.5

Ghana

(s)

NA

0.8

NA

Libya

29.5

30.0

46.4

46.9

Madagascar

0.0

NA

0.0

NA

Morocco

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Mozambique

0.0

NA

4.5

NA

Namibia

0.0

NA

2.2

NA

Nigeria

24.0

30.0

124.0

159.0

Rwanda

0.0

NA

2.0

NA

Somalia

0.0

NA

0.2

NA

South Africa

(s)

NA

(s)

NA

Sudan

0.6

0.7

3.0

4.0

Tanzania

0.0

NA

0.8

NA

Tunisia

0.3

0.5

2.8

2.7

Other

0.0

1.9

0.0

20.1

Total

76.7

94.9

394.8

477.1

Asia and Oceania

Afghanistan

0.0

NA

3.5

NA

Australia

3.5

3.8

90.0

80.0

Bangladesh

0.1

NA

10.6

NA

Brunei

1.4

1.2

13.8

8.4

Burma

0.1

0.2

10.0

12.2

Table continued

Region

Country

Crude oil (billion

barrels)

Natural gas (trillion

cubic feet)

Oil and gas journal

World oil

Oil and gas journal

World oil

China

24.0

29.5

48.3

42.8

India

4.8

3.8

22.9

15.4

Indonesia

5.0

9.2

92.5

87.5

Japan

0.1

NA

1.4

NA

Malaysia

3.0

4.5

75.0

82.5

New Zealand

0.1

0.1

2.1

2.1

Pakistan

0.3

0.3

25.1

24.1

Papua New Guinea

0.2

0.5

12.2

15.0

Philippines

0.2

0.2

3.7

3.7

Taiwan

(s)

NA

2.7

NA

Thailand

0.5

0.6

12.7

13.3

Vietnam

0.6

2.2

6.8

6.8

Other

0.0

0.6

0.0

26.1

Total

43.8

56.5

433.3

419.9

World Total

1032.0

1018.7

5457.1

5930.2

Sources. Data from PennWell Publishing Co., Oil and Gas Journal Vol. 99, No. 52 (December 2001); Gulf Publishing Co., World Oil Vol. 223, No. 8 (August 2002); Energy Information Administration, U. S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Reserves, 2001 Annual Report, DOE/EIA-0216 (2001) (November 2002). Table modified from Energy Information Administration/International Energy Annual 2001.

Notes. Sum of components may not equal total due to independent rounding. All reserve data except those for the Former U. S.S. R. and natural gas reserves in Canada are proved reserves. Former U. S.S. R. data are ‘‘explored reserves,’’ which are understood to be proved, and some probable. World Oil only reported disaggregated data for the Former U. S.S. R. Republic of Russia. Aggregated data for the other Republics of the Former U. S.S. R. were reported as 11.5 billion barrels of crude oil and 235.2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

aData for the United States are from the Energy Information Administration.

^Includes one-half of the reserves in the Neutral Zone.

NA, not available; (s), value less than 50 million barrels of crude oil or less than 50 billion cubic feet of natural gas.

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