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Kuwait energy report

Kuwait 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 Kuwait energy market data.

Kuwait energy report
Update: November, 2017
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 27 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


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

    The Ministry of Oil is responsible for activities related to oil and gas.

    The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) manages the national oil industry and decides upon oil policies. The oil sector has been 100% public since 2003. The country is a member of OPEC...

  • Energy Companies


    KPC, via its subsidiaries, is also in charge of the entire gas sector.

  • Energy Supply


    Gas production increased rapidly by around 3.7%/year between 2000 and 2016. In 2016, 84% of the gas was consumed by the energy sector, with power generation accounting for 50% of that amount, while the rest was mostly related to self-consumption in oil and gas extraction.

    The country...

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity prices used to be very low: in 2015, they were US$0.3c/kWh for industrial consumers and US$0.7c/kWh for residential consumers. In 2016, the parliament passed a law which will allow the government to considerably increase electricity prices by up to between US$1.6c/kWh and US$5c/kWh,...

  • Energy Consumption

    Per capita consumption is very high, at 8.8 toe in 2016, with electricity accounting for around 13 700 kWh.

    Total energy consumption is growing very rapidly (around 4%/year, on average, since 2000) and reached almost 36 Mtoe in 2016. Oil and gas cover 50% each of the country's energy...

  • Issues & Prospects


    To meet its growing power demand, the country is developing public-private projects, mostly through independent water and power projects.

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In the Kuwait 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: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 7: Total consumption market share by energy (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 8: Final consumption market share by sector (2016, %)

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