Proven Oil Reserves of West Asia

Oil: Proved reserves in thousand million barrels
share in the world

oil Reserves _2017 (%)

Thousand million barrels

1980

1990

2000

2014

2015

2016

2017

Venezuela

19.5

60.1

76.8

300.0

300.9

301.8

303.2

17.87

West Asian and North African countries
Iran

58.3

92.9

99.5

157.5

158.4

157.2

157.2

9.27

Iraq

30.0

100.0

112.5

143.1

142.5

148.8

148.8

8.77

Kuwait

67.9

97.0

96.5

101.5

101.5

101.5

101.5

5.98

Oman

2.5

4.4

5.8

5.2

5.3

5.4

5.4

0.32

Qatar

3.6

3.0

16.9

25.7

25.2

25.2

25.2

1.49

Saudi Arabia

168.0

260.3

262.8

266.6

266.5

266.2

266.2

15.69

Syria

1.5

1.9

2.3

2.5

2.5

2.5

2.5

0.15

United Arab Emirates

30.4

98.1

97.8

97.8

97.8

97.8

97.8

5.76

Yemen

2.0

2.4

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

0.18

Algeria

8.2

9.2

11.3

12.2

12.2

12.2

12.2

0.72

Egypt

2.9

3.5

3.6

3.7

3.5

3.4

3.3

0.20

Libya

20.3

22.8

36.0

48.4

48.4

48.4

48.4

2.85

Sudan

0.3

0.3

1.5

1.5

1.5

1.5

0.09

Tunisia

2.2

1.7

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.4

0.03

Total West Asia and

North Africa

395.8

697.0

748.2

869.0

868.7

873.5

873.4

51.48

Source: BP Statistical Review of the World Energy, June 2018, 67th Edition

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