What South American nation has the western hemisphere's largest reserves of petroleum?

Please answer only if you know.

4 Responses to “What South American nation has the western hemisphere's largest reserves of petroleum?”

  1. croatan211 Says:

    This is unknown at the moment. Currently Venezuela has the largest "known" reserves of petroleum.

    I realize this sounds picky but "known" reserves of oil increase every year. Though eventually petroleum will run out, modern innovations need to be factored in.

  2. kepjr100 Says:

    Venezuela – It is in OPEC.

  3. Paul B Says:

    Venezuela has 77.2 billion barrels of proven conventional oil reserves (80 years of future production)

  4. brainstorm Says:

    Venezuela