Here is a list of references for the table:
The origins of official reserve data are as follows: the 'Oil & Gas Journal' and 'World Oil' send out questionnaires to responsible government bodies and these are compiled for their annual reports. BP also publishes Oil & Gas Journal data.
|Roger J.V., 1994,|
|Use and Implementation of SPE and WPC petroleum reserve definitions;
||Wld. Petrol. Congr., Stavanger [#228]
|| - On 20 Gb heavy oil reserves in Venezuela, and their impact -
|Barkeshli F., 1996,
||Oil prospects in the Middle East and the future of the oil market;
||Oxford Energy Forum, 26 August 1996 10-11 [#483-1, #493]
|| - Iranian official explains "OPEC quota wars" and exaggerating reserves -
|Los Angeles Times, 1991,
||Mexico lied about proven oil reserves, report says,
||Tueday December 10th 1991, Business Section, Wire Service Story (from Reuters)
|| - Covers report by disaffected Pemex executive -
||'Mexico, one of the world's leading oil exporters, will have to
import large amounts of crude within 10 years, according to a report that
says the government has lied about the country's proven reserves ...'
||The full article is available from the LA Times Web Site.|
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