U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Country Analysis Brief Overview
- Singapore's strategic location between the Indian and Pacific Oceans has allowed it to become one of Asia's major petrochemical and refining hubs.
- Singapore has world-class refining, storage, and distribution infrastructure. However, the country has no domestic oil reserves and must import all its crude oil.
- Singapore has a crude refining capacity of just under 1.4 million bbl/d. Jurong Island is the center of Singapore's petrochemical industry. Many major international energy companies operate retail networks in the area.
- Singapore's government promotes the use of natural gas. Malaysia and Indonesia currently supply all of the country's natural gas. The government is building a terminal to import liquefied natural gas and diversify its supply.
- Natural gas fuels almost 80 percent of Singapore's electricity generation.
Analysis Last Updated: March 12, 2013
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-- = Not applicable; NA = Not available; F = Forecast value
Sources: EIA. For more detailed data, see International Energy Statistics.
Data last updated: February 12, 2013
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