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Country Comparison :: Natural gas - proved reserves
This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, 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 (cu m) Date of Information
1 Russia
47,570,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
2 Iran
29,610,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
3 Qatar
25,370,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
4 Saudi Arabia
7,807,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
5 United States
7,716,000,000,000
1 January 2009 est.
6 Turkmenistan
7,504,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
7 United Arab Emirates
6,453,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
8 Nigeria
5,292,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
9 Venezuela
5,065,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
10 Algeria
4,502,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
11 Iraq
3,170,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
12 Australia
3,115,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
13 China
3,030,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
14 Indonesia
3,001,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
15 Kazakhstan
2,407,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
16 Malaysia
2,350,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
17 Egypt
2,186,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
18 European Union
2,168,000,000,000
1 January 2010 est.
19 Norway
2,039,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
20 Uzbekistan
1,841,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
21 Kuwait
1,798,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
22 Canada
1,754,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
23 Libya
1,548,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
24 Netherlands
1,387,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
25 Ukraine
1,104,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
26 India
1,074,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
27 Azerbaijan
849,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
28 Oman
849,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
29 Pakistan
840,200,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
30 Bolivia
750,400,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
31 Yemen
478,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
32 Trinidad and Tobago
408,200,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
33 Brunei
390,800,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
34 Argentina
378,800,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
35 Brazil
366,400,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
36 Peru
345,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
37 Mexico
338,800,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
38 Thailand
312,200,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
39 Angola
309,800,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
40 Burma
283,200,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
41 United Kingdom
256,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
42 Syria
240,700,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
43 Papua New Guinea
226,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
44 Timor-Leste
200,000,000,000
1 January 2006 est.
45 Israel
198,200,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
46 Bangladesh
195,400,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
47 Vietnam
192,500,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
48 Germany
175,600,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
49 Poland
164,800,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
50 Cameroon
135,100,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
51 Mozambique
127,400,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
52 Colombia
113,300,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
53 Philippines
98,540,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
54 Chile
97,970,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
55 Bahrain
92,030,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
56 Congo, Republic of the
90,610,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
57 Sudan
84,950,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
58 Cuba
70,790,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
59 Tunisia
65,130,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
60 Italy
63,570,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
61 Romania
63,000,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
62 Namibia
62,290,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
63 Denmark
58,130,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
64 Rwanda
56,630,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
65 Korea, South
50,000,000,000
1 January 2008 est.
66 Afghanistan
49,550,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
67 Serbia
48,140,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
68 Equatorial Guinea
36,810,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
69 New Zealand
34,380,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
70 Mauritania
28,320,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
71 Cote d'Ivoire
28,320,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
72 Gabon
28,320,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
73 Ethiopia
24,920,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
74 Croatia
24,920,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
75 Ghana
22,650,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
76 Japan
20,900,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
77 Austria
16,140,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
78 Uganda
14,160,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
79 Slovakia
14,160,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
80 Ireland
9,911,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
81 Georgia
8,495,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
82 Hungary
8,098,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
83 Ecuador
7,985,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
84 France
6,796,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
85 Tanzania
6,513,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
86 Taiwan
6,229,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
87 Turkey
6,173,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
88 Jordan
6,031,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
89 Bulgaria
5,663,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
90 Kyrgyzstan
5,663,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
91 Somalia
5,663,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
92 Tajikistan
5,663,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
93 Czech Republic
3,964,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
94 Guatemala
2,960,000,000
1 January 2006 est.
95 Belarus
2,832,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
96 Spain
2,548,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
97 Morocco
1,444,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
98 Benin
1,133,000,000
1 January 2011 est.
99 Greece
991,100,000
1 January 2011 est.
100 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
991,100,000
1 January 2011 est.
101 Albania
849,500,000
1 January 2011 est.
102 Barbados
113,300,000
1 January 2011 est.
103 South Africa
27,160,000
1 January 2006 est.
104 Macau
174,000
2010 est.
105 Mongolia
0
1 January 2011 est.
106 Montenegro
0
1 January 2011 est.
107 Montserrat
0
1 January 2011 est.
108 Nauru
0
1 January 2011 est.
109 Nepal
0
1 January 2011 est.
110 New Caledonia
0
1 January 2011 est.
111 Nicaragua
0
1 January 2011 est.
112 Niger
0
1 January 2011 est.
113 Niue
0
1 January 2011 est.
114 Panama
0
1 January 2011 est.
115 Paraguay
0
1 January 2011 est.
116 Portugal
0
1 January 2011 est.
117 Puerto Rico
0
1 January 2011 est.
118 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
0
1 January 2011 est.
119 Saint Kitts and Nevis
0
1 January 2011 est.
120 Saint Lucia
0
1 January 2011 est.
121 Saint Pierre and Miquelon
0
1 January 2011 est.
122 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
0
1 January 2011 est.
123 Samoa
0
1 January 2011 est.
124 Sao Tome and Principe
0
1 January 2011 est.
125 Seychelles
0
1 January 2011 est.
126 Sierra Leone
0
1 January 2011 est.
127 Singapore
0
1 January 2011 est.
128 Slovenia
0
1 January 2011 est.
129 Solomon Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
130 Sri Lanka
0
1 January 2011 est.
131 Suriname
0
1 January 2011 est.
132 Swaziland
0
1 January 2011 est.
133 Sweden
0
1 January 2011 est.
134 Switzerland
0
1 January 2009 est.
135 Togo
0
1 January 2011 est.
136 Tonga
0
1 January 2011 est.
137 Turks and Caicos Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
138 Uruguay
0
1 January 2011 est.
139 Vanuatu
0
1 January 2011 est.
140 Virgin Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
141 West Bank
0
1 January 2011 est.
142 Western Sahara
0
1 January 2011 est.
143 Zambia
0
1 January 2011 est.
144 Zimbabwe
0
1 January 2011 est.
145 American Samoa
0
1 January 2011 est.
146 Antigua and Barbuda
0
1 January 2011 est.
147 Armenia
0
1 January 2011 est.
148 Aruba
0
1 January 2011 est.
149 Bahamas, The
0
1 January 2009 est.
150 Belgium
0
1 January 2011 est.
151 Belize
0
1 January 2011 est.
152 Bermuda
0
1 January 2011 est.
153 Bhutan
0
1 January 2011 est.
154 Bosnia and Herzegovina
0
1 January 2011 est.
155 Botswana
0
1 January 2011 est.
156 British Virgin Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
157 Burkina Faso
0
1 January 2011 est.
158 Burundi
0
1 January 2011 est.
159 Cambodia
0
1 January 2011 est.
160 Cape Verde
0
1 January 2011 est.
161 Cayman Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
162 Central African Republic
0
1 January 2011 est.
163 Chad
0
1 January 2011 est.
164 Comoros
0
1 January 2011 est.
165 Cook Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
166 Costa Rica
0
1 January 2011 est.
167 Curacao
0
1 January 2011 est.
168 Cyprus
0
1 January 2011 est.
169 Djibouti
0
1 January 2011 est.
170 Dominica
0
1 January 2011 est.
171 Dominican Republic
0
1 January 2011 est.
172 El Salvador
0
1 January 2011 est.
173 Eritrea
0
1 January 2011 est.
174 Estonia
0
1 January 2011 est.
175 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
0
1 January 2011 est.
176 Faroe Islands
0
1 January 2011 est.
177 Fiji
0
1 January 2011 est.
178 Finland
0
1 January 2011 est.
179 French Polynesia
0
1 January 2011 est.
180 Gambia, The
0
1 January 2011 est.
181 Gibraltar
0
1 January 2011 est.
182 Greenland
0
1 January 2011 est.
183 Grenada
0
1 January 2011 est.
184 Guinea
0
1 January 2011 est.
185 Guinea-Bissau
0
1 January 2011 est.
186 Guyana
0
1 January 2011 est.
187 Haiti
0
1 January 2011 est.
188 Honduras
0
1 January 2011 est.
189 Hong Kong
0
1 January 2011 est.
190 Iceland
0
1 January 2011 est.
191 Jamaica
0
1 January 2011 est.
192 Kenya
0
1 January 2011 est.
193 Kiribati
0
1 January 2011 est.
194 Korea, North
0
1 January 2011 est.
195 Laos
0
1 January 2011 est.
196 Lebanon
0
1 January 2011 est.
197 Lesotho
0
1 January 2011 est.
198 Liberia
0
1 January 2011 est.
199 Lithuania
0
1 January 2011 est.
200 Luxembourg
0
1 January 2011 est.
201 Macedonia
0
1 January 2011 est.
202 Madagascar
0
1 January 2006 est.
203 Malawi
0
1 January 2011 est.
204 Maldives
0
1 January 2011 est.
205 Mali
0
1 January 2011 est.
206 Malta
0
1 January 2011 est.
207 Mauritius
0
1 January 2011 est.
208 Moldova
0
1 January 2011 est.
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