Trinidad and Tobago

2017 Trinidad and Tobago Key Figures
Population: 1.37 million
GDP growth rate: -2.6 %/year
Energy independence: 100%
Total consumption/GDP:* 97.5 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 25.9 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 2.00%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

The country ranks second worldwide in terms of per capita energy consumption (13.5 toe, i.e. 10 times the average for Latin America and the Caribbean). Electricity consumption per capita is approximately 7 500 kWh (2017). This exceptionally high level of energy consumption per capita is explained by the existence of energy-intensive industries (ammonia, methanol, fertilizers and ...


 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

Between 2006 and 2016, oil production fell by 46%, from 8.5 Mt to 4.6 Mt, and remained stable in 2017 at 4.6 Mt. This rapid decrease is mainly explained by a faster than expected decline in the production of the Angostura field and by the rapid collapse in the production at Trinmar.

The refining capacity (168 000 bbl/d) of the Pointe-a-Pierre refinery far exceeds the national demand ...


 Crude oil production

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In its NDC, the country aims to achieve a 15% GHG emissions reduction by 2030 from a BAU case (reduction of 103 MtCO2eq). Investments of US$2bn are estimated to be required to meet this objective, to be financed both through domestic funds and the international Green Climate Fund. Around 70% of this reduction should be achieved in industry (72 MtCO2eq, for investments evaluated at US$320m), ...

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