Natural Gas Proved Reserves

This key economic indicator for the Natural Gas Exploration sector has been recently updated.

  1. Russia remained stable of Natural Gas Proved Reserves in 2018, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 United States Natural Gas Proved Reserves jumped by 5.3% year on year at 11.89 Trillion Cubic Meters.
  3. In 2018 Russia was ranked number 1 in Natural Gas Proved Reserves.
  4. In 2018 Azerbaijan was ranked number 17 in Natural Gas Proved Reserves with 2.13 Trillion Cubic Meters, moving from 21 in 2017.

Top Countries in Natural Gas Proved Reserves

# 47 Countries Trillion Cubic Meters Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 Russia 38.94 2018 NA +2.2 % View data
2 Iran 31.93 2018 NA -0.1 % View data
3 Qatar 24.70 2018 NA -0.7 % View data
4 Turkmenistan 19.49 2018 NA NA View data
5 United States 11.89 2018 NA +5.3 % View data
6 Venezuela 6.34 2018 NA +0.5 % View data
7 China 6.07 2018 NA +12.5 % View data
8 United Arab Emirates 5.94 2018 NA NA View data
9 Saudi Arabia 5.89 2018 +4.3 % -5.3 % View data
10 Nigeria 5.35 2018 NA +2.0 % View data
11 Algeria 4.33 2018 NA NA View data
12 Iraq 3.56 2018 NA +3.5 % View data
13 Indonesia 2.76 2018 -4.3 % -1.1 % View data
14 Malaysia 2.39 2018 NA -2.3 % View data
15 Australia 2.39 2018 NA -3.3 % View data
16 Egypt 2.14 2018 NA +3.8 % View data
17 Azerbaijan 2.13 2018 +61.6 % +16.1 % View data
18 Canada 1.85 2018 -6.7 % -0.8 % View data
19 Kuwait 1.70 2018 NA NA View data
20 Norway 1.61 2018 -6.2 % -4.6 % View data
21 Libya 1.43 2018 NA -0.0 % View data
22 India 1.29 2018 +3.9 % -0.2 % View data
23 Uzbekistan 1.21 2018 NA NA View data
24 Myanmar 1.17 2018 NA +17.7 % View data
25 Ukraine 1.09 2018 +5.7 % -0.8 % View data
26 Kazakhstan 0.99 2018 NA -1.4 % View data
27 Oman 0.66 2018 NA -0.0 % View data
28 Vietnam 0.65 2018 NA NA View data
29 Netherlands 0.59 2018 NA -5.8 % View data
30 Israel 0.41 2018 -9.7 % +17.1 % View data
31 Brazil 0.38 2018 -0.3 % -4.2 % View data
32 Pakistan 0.37 2018 -3.7 % -5.5 % View data
33 Peru 0.35 2018 NA -3.1 % View data
34 Argentina 0.35 2018 NA +1.6 % View data
35 Trinidad and Tobago 0.31 2018 NA -1.7 % View data
36 Bolivia 0.29 2018 NA +0.3 % View data
37 Brunei 0.27 2018 NA NA View data
37 Syria 0.27 2018 NA NA View data
39 Yemen 0.27 2018 NA -1.1 % View data
40 Thailand 0.19 2018 NA -5.3 % View data
41 United Kingdom 0.19 2018 NA -4.9 % View data
42 Mexico 0.18 2018 NA -11.7 % View data
43 Bahrain 0.18 2018 NA +0.1 % View data
43 Papua New Guinea 0.18 2018 -5.2 % +4.1 % View data
45 Bangladesh 0.16 2018 NA -7.9 % View data
46 Colombia 0.11 2018 NA -6.7 % View data
47 Romania 0.10 2018 NA +1.6 % View data

Source: British Petroleum

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