Countries by natural gas proven reserves

The list of countries by natural gas proven reserves based on The World Factbook.
Created On: Jan 11, 2013 16:13 IST
Rank Country/Region Natural Gas proven reserves(m³) % of total
Total  World 300,000,000,000,000 100%
1 Russia 55,000,000,000,000 18.3%
2 Iran 33,500,000,000,000 11.1%
3 Turkmenistan 26,200,000,000,000 8.73%
4 Qatar 25,470,000,000,000 8.5%
5 United States 9,000,000,000,000 3.0%
6 Saudi Arabia 8,200,000,000,000 2.73%
7 Azerbaijan 6,071,000,000,000 2.02%
8 Venezuela 5,524,500,000,000 1.84%
9 Nigeria 5,246,000,000,000 1.75%
10 Algeria 4,502,000,000,000 1.37%
11 Australia 3,825,000,000,000 1.27%
12 Iraq 3,600,000,000,000 1.17%
13 China 3,100,000,000,000 1.02%
14 Indonesia 3,001,000,000,000 1.58%
15 Kazakhstan 2,407,000,000,000 1.27%
16 Malaysia 2,350,000,000,000 1.24%
17 Norway 2,313,000,000,000 1.22%
18 United Arab Emirates 2,250,000,000,000 1.18%
19 Uzbekistan 1,841,000,000,000 0.97%
20 Kuwait 1,798,000,000,000 0.95%
21 Canada 1,754,000,000,000 0.92%
22 Egypt 1,656,000,000,000 0.87%
23 Libya 1,539,000,000,000 0.81%
24 Netherlands 1,416,000,000,000 0.74%
25 Ukraine 1,104,000,000,000 0.58%
26 India 1,075,000,000,000 0.57%
27 Oman 849,500,000,000 0.45%
28 Pakistan 840,200,000,000 0.44%
29 Lebanon 750,400,000,000 0.39%
31 Vietnam 680,000,000,000 0.36%
32 Yemen 478,500,000,000 0.25%
33 Trinidad and Tobago 436,100,000,000 0.23%
34 Argentina 398,400,000,000 0.21%
35 Brunei 390,800,000,000 0.21%
36 Brazil 364,200,000,000 0.19%
37 Mexico 359,700,000,000 0.19%
38 Thailand 342,000,000,000 0.18%
39 Peru 334,100,000,000 0.18%
40 United Kingdom 292,000,000,000 0.15%
41 Burma 283,200,000,000 0.15%
42 Angola 271,800,000,000 0.14%
43 Syria 240,700,000,000 0.13%
44 Papua New Guinea 226,500,000,000 0.12%
45 Timor-Leste 200,000,000,000 0.10%
46 Bangladesh 195,400,000,000 0.10%
47 Germany 175,600,000,000 0.09%
48 Poland 164,800,000,000 0.09%
49 Cameroon 135,100,000,000 0.07%
50 Mozambique 127,400,000,000 0.07%
51 Colombia 112,000,000,000 0.06%
52 Philippines 108,700,000,000 0.06%
53 Chile 97,970,000,000 0.05%
54 Bahrain 92,030,000,000 0.05%
55 Congo, Republic of the 90,610,000,000 0.05%
56 Sudan 84,950,000,000 0.04%
57 Cuba 70,790,000,000 0.04%
58 Italy 69,830,000,000 0.04%
59 Tunisia 65,130,000,000 0.03%
60 Romania 63,000,000,000 0.03%
61 Namibia 62,290,000,000 0.03%
62 Denmark 61,300,000,000 0.03%
63 Rwanda 56,630,000,000 0.03%
64 Korea, South 50,000,000,000 0.03%
65 Afghanistan 49,550,000,000 0.03%
66 Serbia 48,140,000,000 0.03%
67 Equatorial Guinea 36,810,000,000 0.02%
68 New Zealand 33,980,000,000 0.02%
69 Croatia 30,580,000,000 0.02%
70 Israel 800,000,000,000 0.42%
71 Cote d'Ivoire 28,320,000,000 0.01%
72 Mauritania 28,320,000,000 0.01%
73 Gabon 28,320,000,000 0.01%
74 Ethiopia 24,920,000,000 0.01%
75 Austria 24,800,000,000 0.01%
76 Ghana 22,650,000,000 0.01%
77 Japan 20,900,000,000 0.01%
78 Slovakia 14,160,000,000 0.01%
79 Ireland 9,911,000,000 0.01%
80 Georgia 8,495,000,000 0.00%
81 Hungary 8,098,000,000 0.00%
82 Ecuador 7,985,000,000 0.00%
83 France 7,079,000,000 0.00%
84 Tanzania 6,513,000,000 0.00%
85 Taiwan 6,229,000,000 0.00%
86 Turkey 6,088,000,000 0.00%
87 Jordan 6,031,000,000 0.00%
88 Bulgaria 5,663,000,000 0.00%
89 Tajikistan 5,663,000,000 0.00%
90 Somalia 5,663,000,000 0.00%
91 Kyrgyzstan 5,663,000,000 0.00%
92 Czech Republic 3,072,000,000 0.00%
93 Guatemala 2,960,000,000 0.00%
94 Belarus 2,832,000,000 0.00%
95 Spain 2,548,000,000 0.00%
96 Morocco 1,501,000,000 0.00%
97 Benin 1,133,000,000 0.00%
98 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 991,100,000 0.00%
99 Greece 991,100,000 0.00%
100 Albania 849,500,000 0.00%
101 Barbados 113,300,000 0.00%
102 South Africa 27,160,000 0.00%
103 Macau 300,000 0.00%

 

 

 

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