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  Rank Order - Natural gas - proved reserves


Countries for which no information is available are not included in this list.
Rank
Country
Natural gas - proved reserves
(cu m)
Date of Information
1
World 174,600,000,000,000 1 January 2002
2
Russia 47,570,000,000,000 2003
3
Iran 26,620,000,000,000 2005
4
Qatar 25,770,000,000,000 2005
5
Saudi Arabia 6,544,000,000,000 2005
6
United Arab Emirates 6,006,000,000,000 2005
7
United States 5,353,000,000,000 1 January 2002
8
Algeria 4,531,000,000,000 2005
9
Nigeria 4,502,000,000,000 2005
10
Venezuela 4,191,000,000,000 2005
11
European Union 3,256,000,000,000 1 January 2002
12
Iraq 3,115,000,000,000 2005
13
Kazakhstan 3,000,000,000,000 1 January 2004
14
Indonesia 2,557,000,000,000 2005
15
Australia 2,549,000,000,000 1 January 2002
16
China 2,530,000,000,000 2004
17
Malaysia 2,124,000,000,000 2005
18
Norway 2,118,000,000,000 1 January 2002
19
Turkmenistan 2,010,000,000,000 1 January 2002
20
Egypt 1,900,000,000,000 2005
21
Uzbekistan 1,875,000,000,000 1 January 2005
22
Netherlands 1,756,000,000,000 1 January 2002
23
Canada 1,673,000,000,000 2004
24
Kuwait 1,572,000,000,000 2005
25
Libya 1,321,000,000,000 2005
26
Ukraine 1,121,000,000,000 9 November 2004
27
India 853,500,000,000 2005
28
Azerbaijan 849,500,000,000 1 January 2002
29
Oman 829,100,000,000 2005
30
Pakistan 759,700,000,000 2005
31
Trinidad and Tobago 733,000,000,000 1 January 2004
32
Bolivia 679,600,000,000 1 January 2002
33
Argentina 663,500,000,000 2005
34
United Kingdom 628,600,000,000 31 December 2004
35
Yemen 478,600,000,000 2005
36
Mexico 424,300,000,000 2005
37
Brunei 390,800,000,000 1 January 2002
38
Thailand 377,700,000,000 November 2003
39
Papua New Guinea 345,500,000,000 2005
40
Germany 305,800,000,000 1 January 2004
41
Bangladesh 300,200,000,000 1 January 2002
42
Burma 283,200,000,000 2005
43
Peru 247,100,000,000 2005
44
Syria 240,700,000,000 2005
45
Brazil 240,000,000,000 2005
46
Italy 226,500,000,000 1 January 2002
47
Vietnam 192,600,000,000 2005
48
Poland 154,400,000,000 December 2004
49
Colombia 127,600,000,000 2005
50
Mozambique 127,400,000,000 1 January 2002
51
Cameroon 110,400,000,000 2005
52
Philippines 106,800,000,000 1 January 2004
53
Romania 100,700,000,000 1 January 2002
54
Afghanistan 99,960,000,000 1 January 2002
55
Chile 97,980,000,000 1 January 2004
56
Bahrain 92,030,000,000 2005
57
Congo, Republic of the 90,610,000,000 1 January 2002
58
Sudan 84,950,000,000 2005
59
Tunisia 77,870,000,000 2005
60
Taiwan 76,460,000,000 2005
61
Denmark 73,510,000,000 1 January 2002
62
Cuba 70,790,000,000 1 January 2002
63
Namibia 62,300,000,000 1 January 2002
64
Rwanda 56,630,000,000 1 January 2002
65
Serbia 48,140,000,000 1 January 2002
66
Angola 45,870,000,000 2005
67
Japan 39,640,000,000 1 January 2002
68
Israel 38,940,000,000 1 January 2002
69
New Zealand 37,380,000,000 1 January 2002
70
Equatorial Guinea 36,810,000,000 1 January 2002
71
Hungary 34,260,000,000 1 January 2002
72
Gabon 33,980,000,000 2005
73
Cote d'Ivoire 29,730,000,000 2005
74
Ethiopia 24,920,000,000 1 January 2002
75
Croatia 24,720,000,000 1 January 2002
76
Ghana 23,790,000,000 1 January 2002
77
Austria 23,200,000,000 2004
78
Tanzania 22,650,000,000 1 January 2002
79
Ireland 19,820,000,000 1 January 2002
80
Slovakia 15,010,000,000 1 January 2002
81
France 14,330,000,000 1 January 2002
82
Ecuador 9,769,000,000 2005
83
Turkey 8,495,000,000 1 January 2002
84
Jordan 6,230,000,000 1 January 2002
85
Bulgaria 5,947,000,000 1 January 2002
86
Somalia 5,663,000,000 1 January 2002
87
Czech Republic 3,964,000,000 1 January 2002
88
Guatemala 3,087,000,000 1 January 2002
89
Albania 2,832,000,000 1 January 2002
90
Spain 2,662,000,000 1 January 2002
91
Benin 1,218,000,000 1 January 2002
92
Morocco 1,218,000,000 2005
93
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 991,100,000 1 January 2002
94
Greece 991,100,000 1 January 2002
95
Barbados 141,600,000 1 January 2002
96
South Africa 28,320,000 1 January 2002
97
Madagascar 0 1 January 2002
98
Mauritania 0 2005
99
Suriname 0 2005

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