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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: December, 2019
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 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

    The Ministry of Oil is responsible for overseeing 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.

    The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) is responsible for the electricity sector. It is in charge of tenders ...

  • Energy Companies


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

  • Energy Supply


    Kuwait has around 14 Gt of oil reserves (101.5 Gbl), including half of the 5 Gbl of the Neutral Area shared with Saudi Arabia, which represents 7% of the world's conventional oil reserves, meaning it ranks 5th in the world (end of 2018). The largest share of those reserves is located in the area of Burgan (considered to be the second largest oil field in the world, after Ghawar in Saudi ...

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity prices used to be very low: in 2015, they were at around US$0.3c/kWh for industrial consumers and US$0.7c/kWh for residential consumers. In 2016, the parliament passed a law which allowed the government to considerably increase electricity prices.

  • Energy Consumption

    Per capita consumption is very high, at 8.0 toe in 2018, with electricity accounting for around 13.7 MWh/capita.

    Total energy consumption grew very rapidly between 2000 and 2012 (4.8%/year on average) and has remained quite stable since then (34 Mtoe in 2018).

    Oil and gas each covered 44% and 56%, respectively, of the country's energy needs in 2017.

    Graph: CONSUMPTION ...

  • Issues & Prospects

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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 (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: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 7: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 8: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)

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.

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.
  • 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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