Congo Oil

Summary Table

  Barrels Global Rank
1,600,000,000 36th in the world

  Barrels per Day Global Rank
204,735 37th in the world
17,000 147th in the world
Daily Surplus
+ 187,735  
Oil Imports
Oil Exports
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Oil Reserves in Congo

See also: List of countries by Oil Reserves

Congo holds 1,600,000,000 barrels of proven oil reserves as of 2016, ranking 36th in the world and accounting for about 0.1% of the world's total oil reserves of 1,650,585,140,000 barrels.

Congo has proven reserves equivalent to 257.9 times its annual consumption. This means that, without Net Exports, there would be about 258 years of oil left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Oil Reserves
1,600,000,000 barrels
Global Rank: 36th | Share of World: 0.10 %
258 years of oil left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Oil Reserves in Congo

Oil Consumption in Congo

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  • Congo consumes 17,000 barrels per day (B/d) of oil as of the year 2016.
  • Congo ranks 147th in the world for oil consumption, accounting for about 0.0% of the world's total consumption of 97,103,871 barrels per day.
  • Congo consumes 0.14 gallons of oil per capita every day (based on the 2016 population of 5,186,824 people), or 50 gallons per capita per year (1 barrels). [1 barrel = 42 US Gallons]

Oil Production in Congo

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  • Congo produces 204,735.33 barrels per day of oil (as of 2016) ranking 37th in the world.
  • Congo produces every year an amount equivalent to 4.7% of its total proven reserves (as of 2016).

Oil Exports

  • Congo exports 95% of its oil production (194,690 barrels per day in 2016).

History of Oil Consumption and Production

See also