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Jordan energy report

Jordan 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 Jordan energy market data.

Jordan energy report
Update: May, 2018
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 30 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Jordan energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Jordan. 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 2016 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

    Jordan borders Saudi Arabia to the south and east, Iraq to the north-east, Syria to the north, and Palestine, the Dead Sea and Israel to the west. It is mainly landlocked, with just a narrow access to the Red Sea on the Gulf of Aqaba.

    Jordan is a member of the Arab League and of the Euro-Mediterranean free trade area.

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) ...

  • Energy Supply


    Jordan is relatively poor in conventional energy resources (gas reserves estimated at 6 bcm and very low hydroelectric potential). However, Jordan has considerable oil shale resources (fifth largest behind the USA, China, Russia and Israel), with 100 mbl according to the WEC survey of energy resources; the Kérak and Lajjun regions have economically exploitable reserves estimated at 22mbl. ...

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity prices have been rationalised. The average price of electricity for households is US$12.1c/kWh and for industry US$12.6c/kWh (2017).


  • Energy Consumption

    Consumption per capita is 0.9 toe/cap, including about 1 800 kWh of electricity (2016).

    The country's overall consumption (8.5 Mtoe in 2016) increased by 4%/year between 2000 and 2015 and decreased in 2016 (-2.2%). Oil is the country's main energy source, with 57% of total consumption; gas accounts for 36% (4% and 22%, respectively, in 2014 and 2015).

    Graph: CONSUMPTION ...

  • Issues & Prospects

    In its 2007 Master Plan, MEMR overestimated the energy demand growth and the supply of alternative resources up to 2020 (total energy demand growth of 5.5%/year, 10% of renewables, 14% of oil shale and 6% of nuclear). It considered a stable share of gas (29% in 2020), which will increase due to additional availabilities.

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

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy Emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 8: Total consumption market share by energy (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 9: Final consumption market share by sector (2016, %)

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

2016 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.
  • Jordan Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Jordan 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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