South Africa Oil
Summary Table(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)
Oil Reserves in South Africa
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South Africa holds 15,000,000 barrels of proven oil reserves as of 2016, ranking 84th in the world and accounting for about
0.0% of the world's total oil reserves of 1,650,585,140,000 barrels.
Total Oil Reserves in South Africa are less than even a single year of oil consumption (233,600,000 barrels as of 2016), making South Africa highly dependent on oil imports in order to substain its consumption levels.
Global Rank: 84th
| Share of World: 0.00 %
0 years of oil left
(at current consumption levels)
History of Oil Reserves in South Africa
Oil Consumption in South Africa
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- South Africa consumes 640,000 barrels per day (B/d) of oil as of the year 2016.
- South Africa ranks 29th in the world for oil consumption, accounting for about 0.7% of the world's total consumption of 97,103,871 barrels per day.
- South Africa consumes 0.48 gallons of oil per capita every day (based on the 2016 population of 56,207,646 people), or 175 gallons per capita per year (4 barrels). [1 barrel = 42 US Gallons]
Oil Production in South Africa
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- South Africa produces
136,517.00 barrels per day of oil (as of 2016) ranking 42nd in the world.
- South Africa produces every year an amount equivalent to 332.2% of its total proven reserves (as of 2016).
- South Africa imports 64% of its oil consumption (407,513 barrels per day in 2016).
History of Oil Consumption and Production