PetroStrategies, Inc. 
Topics
bullet

Home

bullet

About Us

bullet

Classes

bullet

Graphs

bullet

Learning Center

bullet

Links

bullet

Top Ten Sites

bullet

World's Largest Oil & Gas Companies

bullet

Government Agencies

bullet

Service Companies

bullet

Professional Organizations

bullet

Trade Associations

bullet

US Interstate Gas P/Ls

bullet

US Interstate Oil P/Ls

bullet

US Oil & Gas Companies

bullet

World's Largest Refiners

bullet

US Oil & Gas Company Stock Prices



PetroStrategies, Inc.
PO Box 260415
Plano, Texas 75026-0415
Email

Web Site

Home | Contact | Feedback | Search | Site Map

World's Largest Oil and Gas Companies


Notes:

       Green bars are OPEC members

       Red bars are Russian companies

       Blue bars are non-OPEC national oil companies

       White bars are public multinationals





Rank by
2010 Oil
Equivalent
Reserves






Company


Worldwide
Liquids
Reserves,
Million
Barrels

Worldwide
Natural Gas
Reserves,
Billion
Cubic Feet
Total Reserves
in Oil
Equivalent
Barrels,
Million Barrels
1 National Iranian Oil Company (Iran)3 137,010 1,045,670 315,757
2 Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Arabia)3 260,100 275,200 307,143
3 Petroleos de Venezuela.S.A. (Venezuela)3 211,170 178,860 241,744
4 Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (Qatar)3 25,380 895,800 178,508
54 Iraq National Oil Company (Iraq)3 115,000 119,940 135,503
6 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (UAE)3 92,200 212,000 128,439
74 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (Kuwait)3 101,500 63,000 112,269
8 Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (Nigeria)3 37,200 186,880 69,145
9 National Oil Company (Libya)3 46,420 54,680 55,767
104 Sonatrach (Algeria)3 12,200 159,000 39,379
114 OAO Gazprom (Russia) 0 171,176 29,261
12 OAO Rosneft (Russia) 18,110 27,933 22,885
13 PetroChina Co. Ltd. (China) 11,278 65,503 22,475
14 BP Corporation (United Kingdom) 10,530 44,700 17,829
15 Egyptian General Petroleum Corp. (Egypt)2 4,400 77,200 17,597
16 ExxonMobil Corporation (United States) 9,418 46,813 17,420
17 Petroleos Mexicanos (Mexico) 10,359 17,316 13,319
18 OAO Lukoil (Russia) 13,025 23.3 13,029
19 Royal Dutch/Shell (Netherlands) 4,528 47,135 12,585
204 Petroleo Brasilerio S.A. (Brazil) 10,302 13,039 12,531
21 Sonangol (Angola)3 9,500 10,940 11,370
22 Chevron Corporation (United States) 6,503 24,251 10,648
234 Petroleum Development Oman LLC (Oman) 5,500 30,000 10,628
24 Total (France) 5,987 25,788 10,395
25 ConocoPhillips (United States) 3,616 18,235 6,733
26 ENI (Italy) 3,623 17,882 6,680
27 Petroleos de Ecuador (Ecuador)3 6,510 282 6,558
28 Petronas (Malaysia) 2,080 22,848 5,986
29 Statoil (Norway) 2,124 17,965 5,195
30 Suncor Energy Inc. (Canada) 4,572 2,036 4,920
314 Dubai Petroleum Company (UAE)3 4,000 4,000 4,684
324 Pertamina (Indonesia)3 903 20,538 4,414
33 Canadian Natural Resources (Canada) 3,228 3,575 3,570
34 Occidental Petroleum Corp. (United States) 2,476 5,320 3,385
35 China National Offshore Oil Corp. (China) 1,915 6,458 3,019
36 Apache Corp. (United States) 1,309 9,867 2,995
37 Devon Energy Corporation (United States) 1,160 10,283 2,918
38 EnCana Corp. (Canada) 93.3 13,775 2,448
394 Repsol YPF (Spain) 951.6 7,341 2,206
40 Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (United States) 749 8,117 2,137
41 Chesapeake Energy Corp. (United States) 120.6 11,327 2,057
42 EOG Resources (United States) 537.8 8,470 1,986
43 Canadian Oil Sands Ltd (Canada) 1,800 0 1,800
444 Ecopetrol (Colombia) 1,450 2,439 1,867
45 Myanma Oil & Gas Enterprise (Myanmar) 50 10,000 1,759
464 Talisman Energy Ltd. (Canada) 749 5,464 1,683
47 Hess Corp. (United States) 1,104 2,598 1,548
48 BG Group PLC (United Kingdom) 424.6 5,984 1,448
49 Marathon Oil Corp. (United States) 630 2,617 1,077
50 Pioneer Natural Resources (United States) 565 2,675 1,022


Notes:

1 Ranked in order of 2010 worldwide oil equivalent reserves as reported in "OGJ 200/100", Oil & Gas Journal, October 1, 2011
2
Information from Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefings.
3 OPEC member

4 Prior year reserve figures used because data was unavailable


To learn more about the world oil and gas industry, please check out the following PetroStrategies classes:

bullet

A Layman's Guide to the Oil & Gas Industry

bullet

The Oil & Gas Industry in Perspective


For more information about the world oil and gas industry, check out the following references:

bullet

Fundamentals of Petroleum, Fourth Edition, Kate Van Dyke, Petroleum Extension Service, c 1997.

bullet

The Petroleum Industry: A Nontechnical Guide, Charles F. Conaway, Pennwell Publishing.

bullet

Oil: Anatomy of an Industry, Matthew Yeomans. 

bullet

Other Recommended books



Copyright 2000
PetroStrategies, Inc.
All Rights Reserved