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Overview data for Costa Rica

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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 7,801 89,757 111   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 6,639 75,887 94   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
(1980-2012)
48.00 6,571 88,744 91   52.82 E
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
(1980-2012)
-47.71 1,287 -- 64   -52.53
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
(1980-2013)
0.00 239 1,526 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
(1980-2013)
0.00 270 6,845 94   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
(1980-2011)
0.000 92 7,934 66   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 , 0.0850 , 0.0673 , 0.0331 , 0.0672 , 0.1378 , 0.1340 , 0.1164 , 0.1039 , 0.1079
(1980-2011)
0.104 47 7,751 97   0.108
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 , -84.9551 , -67.3071 , -33.0693 , -67.1749 , -137.7889 , -133.9970 , -116.3820 , -103.9039 , -107.8722
(1980-2011)
-0.104 46 -- 68   -0.108
Electricity (Billion Kilowatthours)
Previous Year
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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 , 9.8885
(1980-2011)
9.47 1,097 20,254 95   9.89
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 , 8.7915
(1980-2011)
8.53 928 18,501 90   8.79
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 , 2.9440
(1980-2011)
2.80 260 5,086 90   2.94
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 , 0.0731 , 0.0792 , 0.0790 , 0.0802 , 0.0816 , 0.0859 , 0.0858 , 0.0865
(1980-2010)
.086 29 487 100   0.087
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 , 0.1596 , 0.1640 , 0.1619 , 0.1748 , 0.1843 , 0.1904 , 0.1847 , 0.1872
(1980-2010)
0.185 25 488 104   0.187
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 , 3917.5899 , 3861.2500 , 3600.0983 , 3573.7791 , 3490.1198 , 3510.3998 , 3450.0932 , 3354.8396
(1980-2010)
3,450 5,882 7,461 145   3,355
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 , 5.9548 , 5.7225 , 5.6528 , 6.6353 , 7.2200 , 7.1378 , 6.9289 , 7.0255 , 6.8058
(1980-2011)
7.03 1,288 31,502 113   6.81

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

Data last updated: May 30, 2013

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