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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Oil > Proved reserves

DEFINITION: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Saudi Arabia 262.6 billion bbl 2011
2 Iran 137 billion bbl 2011
3 Iraq 115 billion bbl 2011
4 Kuwait 104 billion bbl 2011
5 United Arab Emirates 97.8 billion bbl 2011
6 Libya 46.42 billion bbl 2011
7 Qatar 25.38 billion bbl 2011
8 Algeria 12.2 billion bbl 2011
9 Oman 5.5 billion bbl 2011
10 Egypt 4.4 billion bbl 2011
11 Yemen 3 billion bbl 2011
12 Syria 2.5 billion bbl 2011
13 Tunisia 425 million bbl 2011
14 Bahrain 124.6 million bbl 2011
15 Israel 1.94 million bbl 2011
16 Jordan 1,000,000 bbl 2011
17 Morocco 680,000 bbl 2011
18 Lebanon 0.0 2011

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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Economy > Oil > Proved reserves

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  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Venezuela ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Canada ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Former British colonies in 2011.
  • Russia ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Europe in 2011.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Iraq ranked third for oil > proved reserves amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • United States ranked second for oil > proved reserves amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • China ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2011.
  • Nigeria ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2011.
  • India ranked first for oil > proved reserves amongst Densely populated countries in 2011.
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