China: Oil reserves

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Oil reserves, billion barrels

 Latest value 26.02
 Year 2021
 Measure billion barrels
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 21.86
 Min - Max 16.00 - 26.15
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1980 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 21.86 billion barrels with a minimum of 16 billion barrels in 2007 and a maximum of 26.15 billion barrels in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 26.02 billion barrels. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 9.09 billion barrels. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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China - Oil reserves - Recent values chart

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China - Oil reserves - historical chart - 1980-2021

Definition: Proved reserves of crude oil are the estimated quantities of all liquids defined as crude oil, which geological and engineering data demonstrate with reasonable certainty to be recoverable in future years from reservoirs under existing economic and operating conditions.

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