* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Oil reserves, billion barrels: For that indicator, The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 27.11 billion barrels with a minumum of 20.55 billion barrels in 2009 and a maximum of 39.93 billion barrels in 2015. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.