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Bahrain energy report

Bahrain energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Bahrain energy market data.

Bahrain energy report
Update: March, 2020
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 27 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Bahrain energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Bahrain. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2018 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    Bahrain is an island nation in the Persian Gulf, located between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia

    The Ministry of Electricity and Water Affairs supervises the electricity sector, renewables, and energy efficiency.

    The Ministry of Oil oversees the hydrocarbon sector.

    The Supreme Council for Environment is in charge of climate change related ...

  • Energy Companies


    The gas exploration and exploitation activities are managed by Banagas, Bahrain National Gas Company(State 75%, Chevron Bahrain 12.5% and K.S.C through Boubyan Petrochemical Company, 12.5%).

    Banagas operates several gas plants to extract propane, butane and naphtha from associated gas extracted from the oil wells and refinery off-gas.

    In February 2020, Bahrain LNG (Nogaholding ...

  • Energy Supply


    The country's proven oil reserves are estimated at 21 Mt and the gas reserves at 92 bcm (end of 2018).

  • Energy Prices


    In 2016, EWA published new tariffs following the Cabinet's decision to reduce the subsidies for electricity and water. Tariffs for large consumers between 5 MWh and 250 MWh/year and between 250 and 500 MWh/year increased by 53% and 38%, respectively, to BHD29c/kWh (US$77c/kWh) in 2019, through regular annual increases.

    Tariffs for domestic and small consumers, below a consumption of ...

  • Energy Consumption

    Per capita energy consumption reached 9.3 toe in 2018, while electricity consumption per capita was 17 MWh.

    Total energy consumption has increased slightly since 2014 (0.4%/year) to 14.3 Mtoe in 2018.


    Gas supplies 86% of the total energy consumption and oil 14% (2018); those shares have remained relatively stable ...

  • Issues & Prospects

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In the Bahrain market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy Emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Gas prices for industry (US$c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 7: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 8: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 9: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)

In the Bahrain market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.

The Bahrain market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2018 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Bahrain Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Bahrain energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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