Natural Resources: Heilongjiang Province not only has rich soil resources with a large quantity of cultivated land which takes the first place in China, but also has rich, good quality water resources for agriculture, industry and human consumption. Heilongjiang has a great deal of forest coverage, many kinds of biological resources and rich mineral resources. The petroleum resources in Heilongjiang are the largest in China. The Daqing Oil Field is not only the biggest one in China, but also is one of the few large oil fields in the world. As the one of the ten largest coalfield bases, the amount of its reserves, output and export all play important roles in China. Heilongjiang is also rich in some other mineral resources such as gold and lead.