Special Report

15 Countries That Control the World's Oil

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10. Libya
> Proved oil reserves: 48 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 2.8%
> 2015 oil production: 432,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $9,052
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 58.6%

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9. United States
> Proved oil reserves: 55 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 3.2%
> 2015 oil production: 12,704,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $56,175
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 0.7%

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8. United Arab Emirates
> Proved oil reserves: 98 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 5.8%
> 2015 oil production: 3,902,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $67,082
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 26.3%

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7. Kuwait
> Proved oil reserves: 102 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 6.0%
> 2015 oil production: 3,096,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $71,182
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 49.5%

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6. Russian Federation
> Proved oil reserves: 102 billion barrels
> Proved oil reserves, share of total: 6.0%
> 2015 oil production: 10,980,000 barrels
> 2015 GDP per capita: $26,208
> 2015 oil exports as % of GDP: 10.3%

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