USA: Oil reserves

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 USA

Oil reserves, billion barrels

 Latest value 44.42
 Year 2021
 Measure billion barrels
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 28.83
 Min - Max 20.55 - 47.11
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1980 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 28.83 billion barrels with a minimum of 20.55 billion barrels in 2009 and a maximum of 47.11 billion barrels in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 44.42 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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USA - Oil reserves - Recent values chart

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USA - 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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