(measure: billion barrels; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
India: Oil reserves, billion barrels
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1980 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 4.98 billion barrels with a minimum of 2.58 billion barrels in 1981 and a maximum of 8 billion barrels in 1991.
The latest value from 2020 is 4.42 billion barrels. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 186
countries is 8.67 billion barrels.
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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.