The Top 5 Countries with the Most Oil Reserves

  Country Proved Oil Reserves Production Per Day Reserve Life
1 Saudi Arabia 266.7 billion barrels 10,66 billion barrels 81 years
2 Canada 178.1 billion barrels 4,14 billion barrels 182 years
3 Iran 136.2 billion barrels 3,28 billion barrels 143 years
4 Iraq 115.0 billion barrels 2,00 billion barrels 101 years
5 Kuwait 104.0 billion barrels 2,67 billion barrels 108 years
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 Facts
  1. At present rates of consumption in 2008 the world is using close to 87 million barrels per day. At this rate there would be only enough oil to sustain the planet for another 35 to 40 years (but not at the same cost).
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List Notes: Data is World Oil Reserves by Country as of January 1, 2009.
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Countries with the Most Oil Reserves

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