The World’s Oil and Natural Gas Reserves by Country

The following table shows the World’s Natural Gas Reserves by Country:

Russia, Iran and Qatar account for over 50% of the world’s reserves with Russia alone holding over 25% of the world’s reserves.

The following table shows the World’s Oil Reserves by Country:

The top three oil-rich countries are Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Canada. The U.S. holds less than 2% of the world’s total reserves but depends on oil more than any other country.This also forces the U.S. economy permanently addicted to foreign oil.

Source: International Energy Outlook 2011, U.S. Energy Information Administration

Related ETFs:

United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG)
United States Oil Fund (USO)

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