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Sub-Saharan 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 Nigeria 37.2 billion bbl 2011
2 Angola 9.5 billion bbl 2011
3 Sudan 5 billion bbl 2011
4 Gabon 2 billion bbl 2011
5 Chad 1.5 billion bbl 2011
6 Equatorial Guinea 1.1 billion bbl 2011
7 Uganda 1,000 million bbl 2010
8 Ghana 660 million bbl 2011
9 Cameroon 200 million bbl 2011
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 180 million bbl 2011
=11 Cote d'Ivoire 100 million bbl 2011
=11 Mauritania 100 million bbl 2011
13 South Africa 15 million bbl 2011
14 Benin 8 million bbl 2011
15 Ethiopia 430,000 bbl 2011
=16 Comoros 0.0 2011
=16 Namibia 0.0 2011
=16 Zambia 0.0 2011
=16 Burundi 0.0 2011
=16 Djibouti 0.0 2011
=16 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2011
=16 Niger 0.0 2011
=16 Mozambique 0.0 2011
=16 Mali 0.0 2011
=16 Somalia 0.0 2011
=16 Eritrea 0.0 2011
=16 Kenya 0.0 2011
=16 Lesotho 0.0 2011
=16 Cape Verde 0.0 2011
=16 The Gambia 0.0 2011
=16 Botswana 0.0 2011
=16 Zimbabwe 0.0 2011
=16 Senegal 0.0 2011
=16 Sierra Leone 0.0 2011
=16 Rwanda 0.0 2011
=16 Guinea 0.0 2011
=16 Mauritius 0.0 2011
=16 Central African Republic 0.0 2011
=16 Malawi 0.0 2011
=16 Madagascar 0.0 2011
=16 Tanzania 0.0 2011
=16 Liberia 0.0 2011
=16 Burkina Faso 0.0 2011
=16 Seychelles 0.0 2010
=16 Togo 0.0 2010
=16 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 2010
=16 Swaziland 0.0 2010

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