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Pakistan energy report

Pakistan 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 Pakistan energy market data.

Pakistan energy report
Update: September, 2018
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 35 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


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

    A Ministry of Energy was created in 2017 following the merger of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources and the Ministry of Water and Power. It has two divisions, corresponding to the two former ministries:the Petroleum Division, in charge of the availability and the security of the supply of gas and oil, as well as the development of energy and mineral resources, and the Power ...

  • Energy Supply


    The country has substantial hydroelectric resources that are only slightly developed. The economically exploitable hydro potential is estimated at 130 TWh. The country also has important natural gas reserves (711 bcm end of 2017). Oil reserves are negligible (256 Mboe). Pakistan is estimated to hold about 207 Mt of coal reserves (2016).

  • Energy Prices


    Residential electricity prices in Pakistan are lower than in India, but prices for industry are higher

    In 2012, the Government approved a 39% increase in the electricity tariff under the fuel adjustment charges. In 2016, the electricity price for households reached US$4.51c/kWh and for industry US$10.18c/kWh.


  • Energy Consumption

    Per capita consumption is about 0.52 toe, including 490 kWh of electricity (2016).

    The country's total consumption increased rapidly in 2016 (6.6%) to 100 Mtoe after a moderate progression between 2008 and 2014 (1.8%/year).

    Biomass accounts for 33% of overall consumption, gas for 28%, oil for 28%, hydro and nuclear for 5% and coal for 5% (2016). After a decrease in the early ...

  • Issues & Prospects

    As part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative, China has pledged more than $50bn in financial support to improve Pakistan's transport and energy infrastructure in order to end its ongoing power shortage crisis and boost trade from China's landlocked north-west region to Pakistan's Gwadar Port.

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In the Pakistan 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: 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: Gas prices for industry and households (US$c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 9: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 10: Total consumption market share by energy (2016, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Final consumption market share by sector (2016, %)

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