Special Report

15 Countries That Control the World's Oil

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15. Brazil
> Proved oil reserves: 13 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 0.8%
> 2015 oil production: 2,527,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $15,729
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 0.2%

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14. China
> Proved oil reserves: 19 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 1.1%
> 2015 oil production: 4,309,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $14,328
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 0.2%

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13. Qatar
> Proved oil reserves: 26 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 1.5%
> 2015 oil production: 1,898,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $130,686
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 43.8%

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12. Kazakhstan
> Proved oil reserves: 30 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 1.8%
> 2015 oil production: 1,669,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $24,920
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 21.1%

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11. Nigeria
> Proved oil reserves: 37 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 2.2%
> 2015 oil production: 2,352,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $6,121
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 29.5%

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