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International Energy Outlook 2013

Release Date: July 25, 2013   |  Next Release Date: July 2014   |  correction |  Report Number: DOE/EIA-0484(2013)

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Table 6. World proved oil reserves by country as of January 1, 2013
billion barrels
Country Oil reserves Percent of world total
Venezuela 297.6 18.2
Saudi Arabia 265.4 16.2
Canada 173.1 10.6
Iran 154.6 9.4
Iraq 141.4 8.6
Kuwait 101.5 6.2
United Arab Emirates 97.8 6.0
Russia 80.0 4.9
Libya 48.0 2.9
Nigeria 37.2 2.3
Kazakhstan 30.0 1.8
China 25.6 1.6
Qatar 25.4 1.5
United States 20.7 1.3
Brazil 13.2 0.8
Algeria 12.2 0.7
Angola 10.5 0.6
Mexico 10.3 0.6
Ecuador 8.2 0.5
Azerbaijan 7.0 0.4
Rest of World 78.4 4.8
Total 1,637.9 100.00
Source: "Worldwide look at reserves and production," Oil & Gas Journal, Vol. 110.12 (December 3, 2012), pp. 28-31, http://www.ogj.com (subscription site).