U.S. Energy Information Administration - EIA - Independent Statistics and Analysis
Turks and Caicos Islands
Country Analysis Brief Overview
- Although most Caribbean countries are energy importers, the Caribbean has important centers for oil refining and storage, and Trinidad and Tobago is one of the largest LNG exporters in the world.
- Caribbean countries are net oil importers, with the exception of Trinidad and Tobago. Oil exploration has received considerable interest in Cuba's offshore basins, especially in the Gulf of Mexico.
- The Caribbean has several export-oriented oil refineries and storage centers, geared mainly towards the U.S. market. However, two major refineries were recently closed after experiencing losses due to changes in global demand and competition from new refineries elsewhere.
- Trinidad and Tobago is the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas to the United States, and the fifth largest in the world.
Analysis Last Updated: May 1, 2012
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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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