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Malaysia energy report

Malaysia 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 Malaysia energy market data.

Malaysia energy report
Update: August, 2018
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 32 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Malaysia energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Malaysia. 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 2017 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 Economic Planning Unit (EPU), a powerful planning body under the supervision of the Prime Minister, drafts the country's energy policy through its energy division (Energy Section). Decisions are taken by a restricted council of ministers, the "Cabinet Committee on Energy".

    An independent authority, the Energy Commission ("Suruhanjaya Tenaga"), has regulated the electricity sector ...

  • Energy Companies


    The oil sector is dominated by Petronas, a public company.

  • Energy Supply


    Malaysia's oil reserves were estimated to be about 490 Mt at the end of 2017 (i.e. about 15 years of production). The country's gas reserves are far larger (2 909 bcm in 2017); they represent around 40 years of production. The country also has proved recoverable coal reserves of 141 Mt, which are essentially located in the states of Sarawak and Sabah. Moreover, Malaysia has a strong ...

  • Energy Prices


    In 2016, the average prices of electricity for households and industrial customers were US$6.5c/kWh and US$7.2c/kWh, respectively. Prices, which were stable between 2000 and 2005, rose until 2013 (+3.8%/year for industry and +6%/year for households) before declining through 2016 (-11%/year and -6.7%/year, respectively). Electricity prices are similar to those in neighbouring countries like ...

  • Energy Consumption

    In 2017, consumption per capita was 3 toe. Electricity consumption per capita has increased from 2 640 kWh per capita in 2000 to 4 640 kWh in 2017.



    Total energy consumption increased at the rapid pace of 3.9%/year, on average, from 2000 to 2017. Natural ...

  • Issues & Prospects

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

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2017, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Map of natural gas infrastructure
  • GRAPH 6: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
  • GRAPH 7: Electricity prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2017, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2017, %)

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

2017 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.
  • Malaysia Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Malaysia 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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