Based on a comparison of 10 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in petroleum stocks with 2,030 mil barrels followed by Japan and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Mexico with 52.8 mil barrels, United Kingdom with 82.3 mil barrels and Netherlands with 114 mil barrels.
Total petroleum stocks reached 4,575 mil barrels in 2016 in the World according to EIA. This is 0.35 % more than in the previous year and 9.73 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total petroleum stocks reached an all time high of 4,575 mil barrels in 2016 and an all time low of 959 mil barrels in 1972. The average annual growth amounted to 3.32 % since 1970.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 44.4 % of petroleum stocks in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 62.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 82.6 % in 2016.
Data for more countries are available at Total Petroleum Stocks indicator page.
|Total Petroleum Stocks||Unit||1996||1997||1998||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|South Korea||mil barrels||165||167||175||178||184||...||...|
|United Kingdom||mil barrels||88.8||87.1||80.9||77.9||78.2|