Costa Rica - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
‹ Countries

Costa Rica  

Overview data for Costa Rica

+ EXPAND ALL
Petroleum (Thousand Barrels per Day)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
    
Costa Rica
Total Oil Production 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , -0.1720 , -0.1496 , -0.1085 , -0.2284 , -0.1746 , -0.1572 , -0.2242 , -0.2555 , -0.1310 , -0.3298 , -0.2931 , -0.3121 , -0.0269 , 0.0000 , -0.0001 , 0.0714 , 0.4778 , 0.7292 , 1.0226 , 1.8772 , 1.8558 , 2.6366 , 2.3085 , 1.2261 , 0.3907 , 0.2907 , 0.2907 , 0.2907
(1980-2013)
0.29 8,001 90,457 111   0.29
Crude Oil Production 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2013)
0.00 6,839 76,160 95   0.00
Consumption 16.0000 , 16.0000 , 15.0000 , 16.0000 , 13.8390 , 14.7263 , 13.4410 , 15.7446 , 18.0471 , 19.5589 , 18.7514 , 19.9390 , 24.8503 , 27.0265 , 28.0641 , 31.2681 , 30.0774 , 31.0084 , 34.9651 , 35.7455 , 36.2812 , 37.5861 , 39.6643 , 41.9241 , 41.5627 , 40.6122 , 45.7242 , 48.6301 , 49.6322 , 47.5921 , 48.6671 , 48.0000 , 52.8249 , 54.1700
(1980-2013)
52.82 6,835 89,721 98   54.17
Estimated Petroleum Net Exports -16.0000 , -16.0000 , -15.0000 , -16.0000 , -13.8390 , -14.7263 , -13.6131 , -15.8942 , -18.1556 , -19.7873 , -18.9260 , -20.0963 , -25.0745 , -27.2820 , -28.1951 , -31.5978 , -30.3705 , -31.3204 , -34.9921 , -35.7455 , -36.2814 , -37.5147 , -39.1865 , -41.1949 , -40.5402 , -38.7351 , -43.8684 , -45.9935 , -47.3238 , -46.3661 , -48.2764 , -47.7093 , -52.5343 , -53.8793
(1980-2013)
-52.53 1,166 -- 153   -53.88
Refinery Capacity 11.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 16.0000 , 17.0000 , 16.0000 , 15.0000 , 16.0000 , 16.0000 , 16.0000 , 16.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 15.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000 , 24.0000
(1980-2012)
24 6,582 88,097 96   24
Proved Reserves(Billion Barrels) 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2015)
0.00 328 1,656 91   0.00
Natural Gas (Billion Cubic Feet)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Costa Rica
Production 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2012)
0.00 5,498 116,255 93   0.00
Consumption 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2012)
0.00 5,032 116,395 111   0.00
Net Export/Imports(-) 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1990-2012)
0.00 471 -- 64   0.00
Proved Reserves
(Trillion Cubic Feet)
0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2015)
0.00 278 6,973 91   0.00
Coal (Million Short Tons)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Costa Rica
Production 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000
(1980-2012)
0.000 104 8,444 68   0.000
Consumption 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0011 , 0.0022 , 0.0022 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0003 , 0.0130 , 0.0004 , 0.0005 , 0.0005 , 0.0005 , 0.0007 , 0.0314 , 0.0805 , 0.0640 , 0.0584 , 0.0672 , 0.1378 , 0.1340 , 0.1164 , 0.1039 , 0.1079 , 0.1003
(1980-2012)
0.108 51 8,285 96   0.100
Net Export/Imports(-) -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -1.1023 , -2.2046 , -2.2046 , -0.0220 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , -0.2756 , -13.0403 , -0.3527 , -0.5071 , -0.4630 , -0.4960 , -0.7086 , -31.4049 , -80.5459 , -64.0002 , -58.4225 , -67.1749 , -137.7889 , -133.9970 , -116.3820 , -103.9039 , -107.8722 , -100.2883
(1980-2012)
-0.108 52 -- 69   -0.100
Electricity (Billion Kilowatthours)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Costa Rica
Net Generation 2.1420 , 2.3370 , 2.4420 , 2.8860 , 3.0350 , 2.8040 , 2.9260 , 3.0500 , 3.1090 , 3.3150 , 3.4290 , 3.8250 , 4.5700 , 4.8540 , 5.1540 , 4.7790 , 4.7490 , 5.5750 , 5.2560 , 6.1180 , 6.8485 , 6.8780 , 7.4187 , 7.2856 , 7.9630 , 8.1567 , 8.5850 , 8.9297 , 9.3574 , 9.2109 , 9.4725 , 9.6950 , 10.0530
(1980-2012)
9.70 1,148 21,182 97   10.05
Net Consumption 1.8790 , 2.1330 , 2.0500 , 2.2010 , 2.3620 , 2.5470 , 2.7380 , 3.0990 , 3.0390 , 3.1770 , 3.3050 , 3.5530 , 4.2040 , 4.5290 , 4.7710 , 4.2800 , 4.4940 , 5.0290 , 4.8400 , 5.5170 , 5.9005 , 6.1290 , 6.2607 , 6.5826 , 6.8440 , 7.2727 , 7.8089 , 8.1854 , 8.3144 , 8.2419 , 8.5315 , 8.5980 , 8.9870
(1980-2012)
8.60 978 19,397 92   8.99
Installed Capacity (GWe) 0.6090 , 0.6430 , 0.8170 , 0.8190 , 0.8190 , 0.7800 , 0.7710 , 0.8660 , 0.8730 , 0.8740 , 0.8930 , 1.0110 , 1.0430 , 1.0420 , 1.1000 , 1.2280 , 1.3460 , 1.4450 , 1.4950 , 1.5206 , 1.7076 , 1.6964 , 1.7852 , 1.9179 , 1.9289 , 2.0174 , 2.1510 , 2.1460 , 2.4130 , 2.4900 , 2.8004 , 2.9020 , 3.0392
(1980-2012)
2.90 270 5,315 91   3.04
Total Primary Energy (Quadrillion Btu)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Costa Rica
Production 0.0218 , 0.0236 , 0.0247 , 0.0295 , 0.0311 , 0.0287 , 0.0299 , 0.0310 , 0.0312 , 0.0343 , 0.0348 , 0.0379 , 0.0416 , 0.0452 , 0.0451 , 0.0413 , 0.0446 , 0.0551 , 0.0500 , 0.0613 , 0.0693 , 0.0701 , 0.0743 , 0.0724 , 0.0791 , 0.0790 , 0.0802 , 0.0816 , 0.0859 , 0.0858 , 0.0865 , 0.0863 , 0.0882
(1980-2012)
.086 32 519 101   0.088
Consumption 0.0555 , 0.0572 , 0.0558 , 0.0613 , 0.0591 , 0.0593 , 0.0582 , 0.0645 , 0.0698 , 0.0758 , 0.0744 , 0.0793 , 0.0930 , 0.0976 , 0.1029 , 0.1059 , 0.1071 , 0.1185 , 0.1216 , 0.1335 , 0.1410 , 0.1456 , 0.1533 , 0.1588 , 0.1639 , 0.1625 , 0.1748 , 0.1843 , 0.1943 , 0.1847 , 0.1872 , 0.1873 , 0.1991
(1980-2012)
0.187 28 520 105   0.199
Energy Intensity
(Btu per 2005 U.S. Dollars)
3167.2547 , 3342.6317 , 3524.2222 , 3765.8506 , 3359.8114 , 3349.5189 , 3114.8653 , 3291.8566 , 3446.4303 , 3539.6015 , 3355.6634 , 3498.9391 , 3757.6760 , 3671.3487 , 3696.7707 , 3660.2681 , 3668.4419 , 3846.5274 , 3639.3911 , 3691.9935 , 3832.1174 , 3912.8903 , 4005.4969 , 3898.2301 , 3858.4296 , 3613.9506 , 3573.7791 , 3490.1198 , 3582.2843 , 3450.0932 , 3354.8396 , 3235.1988
(1980-2011)
3,355 5,957 7,415 150   3,235
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Million Metric Tons of CO₂)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Costa Rica
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Costa Rica
Total from Consumption of Fossil Fuels
2.2676 , 2.2625 , 2.1198 , 2.2535 , 1.9736 , 2.0854 , 1.9935 , 2.3177 , 2.7169 , 2.8860 , 2.7390 , 2.8932 , 3.6449 , 3.9753 , 4.0348 , 4.7159 , 4.4691 , 4.4763 , 5.0007 , 5.1357 , 5.0052 , 5.2225 , 5.3884 , 5.9426 , 5.7133 , 5.7232 , 6.6351 , 7.2342 , 7.1350 , 6.9287 , 7.0422 , 6.6705 , 7.2903
(1980-2012)
6.67 1,335 32,155 119   7.29

-- = Not applicable; NA = Not available; E = Estimate value
Sources: EIA. For more detailed data, see International Energy Statistics.

Data last updated: May 30, 2013

Other briefs related to Costa Rica

Liquid Fuels and Natural Gas in the Americas

Related International Information

International Energy Statistics

U.S. Net Petroleum Imports By Country

International Energy Outlook yearly energy projections through 2040

Short Term Energy Outlook monthly energy projections through 2014

Annual Energy Outlook yearly US energy projections through 2040

Other International Information

Inter-American Development Bank

International Energy Agency statistics

Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI)

United Nations energy statistics

World Bank energy and mining data

International Monetary Fund data and statistics

Eurostat European statistics

Sign Up for Email Updates