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Qatar energy report

Qatar 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 Qatar energy market data.

Qatar energy report
Update: April, 2017
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 34 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Qatar energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Qatar. 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 2015 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

    Qatar is a small country located on the north-eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia in the south and by the Persian Gulf. It is separated from the island of Bahrain by a strait. Its capital is Doha. Qatar has large natural gas reserves which have transformed the country into a high-income economy. Qatar is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and ...

  • Energy Companies


    Qatar Petroleum (QP) is the national company in charge of the development of the oil and gas sector. Upstream to downstream activities are wholly managed by QP and its subsidiaries. In 2015, QP completed the integration of Qatar Petroleum International (QPI), its former subsidiary company involved in investments abroad, into the whole energy chain (LNG terminal projects around the world, as ...

  • Energy Supply


    Qatar has the world's third largest gas reserves (24 500 bcm at the end of 2015), just behind Russia and Iran. Its oil reserves, which amount to 3 500 Mt, have increased substantially since 2000 (+50%). The gas reserves are concentrated offshore in the North Dome Field, shared with Iran (where it is called South Pars). In 2005, the Government placed a moratorium on additional gas ...

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity is heavily subsidized and tariffs are among the cheapest in the world. Significant subsidy cuts took place in 2015 and 2016 leading to increases in electricity tariffs of 4% for households (US$2.3c/kWh in 2016) and of 14% for industry (US$2.2c/kWh in 2016) as compared to 2014.


  • Energy Consumption

    The country's total energy consumption per capita is very high at around 23 toe, including 16 000 kWh of electricity.

    The total consumption has experienced strong increases since 2000, growing at an average rate of +11% per year, although slowing down since 2013. It reached 52 Mtoe in 2015, distributed between gas (83%) and oil (17%).


  • Issues & Prospects

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

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2015, %)
  • 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 (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 9: Final consumption market share by sector (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Oil consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 11: Oil consumption breakdown by sector (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 12: Electricity consumption (TWh)
  • GRAPH 13: Electricity consumption breakdown by sector (2015, %)
  • GRAPH 14: Natural gas Consumption (bcm)
  • GRAPH 15: Gas consumption breakdown by sector (2015, %)

In the Qatar 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.
  • Infrastructure Projects: Covers power plant projects by energy, technology, status and operator, Gas plant projects by status and operator and LNG contracts.

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

2015 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.
  • Qatar Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Qatar 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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