Iran Oil

Summary Table

  Barrels Global Rank
157,530,000,000 4th in the world

  Barrels per Day Global Rank
4,376,194 7th in the world
1,803,999 12th in the world
Daily Surplus
+ 2,572,195  
Oil Imports
Oil Exports
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Oil Reserves in Iran

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Iran holds 157,530,000,000 barrels of proven oil reserves as of 2016, ranking 4th in the world and accounting for about 9.5% of the world's total oil reserves of 1,650,585,140,000 barrels.

Iran has proven reserves equivalent to 239.2 times its annual consumption. This means that, without Net Exports, there would be about 239 years of oil left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Oil Reserves
157,530,000,000 barrels
Global Rank: 4th | Share of World: 9.54 %
239 years of oil left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Oil Reserves in Iran

Oil Consumption in Iran

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  • Iran consumes 1,803,999 barrels per day (B/d) of oil as of the year 2016.
  • Iran ranks 12th in the world for oil consumption, accounting for about 1.9% of the world's total consumption of 97,103,871 barrels per day.
  • Iran consumes 0.91 gallons of oil per capita every day (based on the 2016 population of 83,306,231 people), or 332 gallons per capita per year (8 barrels). [1 barrel = 42 US Gallons]

Oil Production in Iran

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  • Iran produces 4,376,194.36 barrels per day of oil (as of 2016) ranking 7th in the world.
  • Iran produces every year an amount equivalent to 1.0% of its total proven reserves (as of 2016).

Oil Exports

  • Iran exports 43% of its oil production (1,896,823 barrels per day in 2016).

History of Oil Consumption and Production

See also