Friday, July 15, 2011

The World Factbook: Natural gas - proved reserves

Central Intelligence Agency

An excerpt from The World Factbook:

"This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions." Link >>>>

Top ten:

"1 Russia 47,570,000,000,000

2 Iran 29,610,000,000,000

3 Qatar 25,470,000,000,000

4 Turkmenistan 7,504,000,000,000

5 Saudi Arabia 7,461,000,000,000

6 United States 6,928,000,000,000

7 United Arab Emirates 6,071,000,000,000

8 Nigeria 5,246,000,000,000

9 Venezuela 4,983,000,000,000

10 Algeria 4,502,000,000,000"

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