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Sudan energy report

Sudan 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 Sudan energy market data.

Sudan energy report
Update: November, 2015
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 29 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Sudan energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Sudan. 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 2013 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

    In July 2011 Sudan was split into two countries: Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan. This was the result of Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which in 2005 brought an end to 22 years of civil war between the northern and southern parts of the country, and of the referendum organised...

  • Energy Companies



    The National Electricity Corporation (NEC) is the public company responsible for the production, transmission and distribution of electricity.

    Republic of South Sudan

    South Sudan's power sector is managed by a vertically-integrated public...

  • Energy Supply


    Proven crude oil reserves for both countries are estimated at 680 Mt (2014), representing about 8% of Sub-Saharan Africa's proven oil reserves). Gas reserves are estimated at 85 bcm, but are not being exploited.

  • Energy Prices



    In 2012 power prices stood towards the lower end of the range observed in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2013, the electricity tariffs in the residential sector ranged from US$34c/kWh for consumption levels below 200 kWh to US$5c/kWh for consumption levels over 200 kWh. Electricity...

  • Energy Consumption

    Total energy consumption per capita was about 0.4 toe in 2013. Sudan's per capita electricity consumption is among the lowest in the world, at 180 kWh in 2013, compared to the Sub-Saharan African average of 380 kWh.



  • Issues & Prospects


    Following the separation, a major negotiation challenge arose concerning the significant oil producing region on the north/south border, where clashes have taken place (blocks 1, 2 and 4, including Abyei). At present, Sudan holds blocks 2, 4, 6 and 17, and South Sudan blocks 1, 3 and 7.


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

  • GRAPH 1: Installed electric capacity by source (2013, %)
    GRAPH 2: Gross power production by source (TWh)
    GRAPH 3: Power generation by source (2013, %)
    GRAPH 4: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
    GRAPH 5: Total consumption market share by energy (2013, %)
    GRAPH 6: Final consumption market share by sector (2013, %)

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

2013 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.
  • Sudan Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Sudan 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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