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Petroleum (Thousand Barrels per Day)
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History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
    
Korea, North
Total Oil Production 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.0000 , 0.6157 , 0.6157 , 0.3961 , 0.4869 , 0.6205 , 0.7410 , 0.8627 , 0.9220 , 0.6722 , 0.6189 , 0.3137 , 0.2541 , 0.7970 , 0.5528 , 0.6689 , 0.1401 , 0.1414 , 0.1385 , 0.1410 , 0.1207 , 0.0930 , 0.1180 , 0.1233 , 0.0901 , 0.0872 , 0.0872 , 0.0872
(1980-2012)
0.09 8,977 87,573 119   0.09
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
(1980-2012)
0.00 7,634 74,199 93   0.00
Consumption 48.0000 , 51.0000 , 52.0000 , 57.0000 , 60.0000 , 64.4616 , 67.9065 , 68.5757 , 64.6999 , 63.9179 , 73.2105 , 76.4757 , 73.9677 , 71.6573 , 69.6488 , 63.1540 , 47.8436 , 40.4072 , 35.0032 , 29.9931 , 25.3785 , 22.5100 , 24.5254 , 24.5210 , 24.0202 , 18.6187 , 14.2494 , 16.6827 , 17.1003 , 13.3386 , 12.7516 , 14.0000 , 14.9732
(1980-2012)
14.00 28,743 88,744 113   14.97 E
Estimated Petroleum Net Exports -48.0000 , -51.0000 , -52.0000 , -57.0000 , -60.0000 , -64.4616 , -67.2908 , -67.9600 , -64.3038 , -63.4310 , -72.5900 , -75.7347 , -73.1050 , -70.7353 , -68.9765 , -62.5351 , -47.5299 , -40.1531 , -34.2062 , -29.4404 , -24.7096 , -22.3699 , -24.3840 , -24.3826 , -23.8792 , -18.4980 , -14.1565 , -16.5647 , -16.9770 , -13.2484 , -12.6644 , -13.9128 , -14.8860
(1980-2012)
-13.91 -19,766 -- 96   -14.89
Refinery Capacity 42.0000 , 42.0000 , 42.0000 , 42.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000 , 71.0000
(1992-2012)
71 24,875 88,097 82   71
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 42 1,526 91   0.00
Natural Gas (Billion Cubic Feet)
Previous Year
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History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
 
Korea, North
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 17,008 116,255 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 22,220 116,395 111   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 -4,825 -- 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)
0.00 505 6,845 94   0.00
Coal (Million Short Tons)
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History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
 
Korea, North
Production 48.6185 , 50.2125 , 52.8294 , 53.4235 , 54.7970 , 57.3202 , 56.9123 , 55.8431 , 68.6630 , 54.6339 , 51.0293 , 49.3384 , 43.0662 , 39.5068 , 37.0377 , 34.5023 , 30.6002 , 30.0170 , 27.1025 , 30.6002 , 32.7860 , 33.6602 , 32.3606 , 33.3163 , 34.9554 , 38.1510 , 38.6977 , 33.4419 , 35.6410 , 34.7845 , 35.2266 , 34.7845
(1980-2011)
35.227 5,101 7,934 19   34.785
Consumption 49.3350 , 50.9003 , 53.6010 , 55.9037 , 57.3874 , 60.0760 , 59.4477 , 56.8352 , 71.3085 , 57.2794 , 53.6748 , 51.9012 , 45.6566 , 41.9385 , 38.6845 , 35.5110 , 30.6454 , 30.0788 , 27.1367 , 30.5417 , 32.7089 , 33.7561 , 32.1511 , 32.8963 , 33.6458 , 35.5054 , 36.4215 , 29.7128 , 33.1641 , 31.8998 , 30.8052 , 31.3211
(1980-2011)
30.805 4,961 7,751 24   31.321
Net Export/Imports(-) -716.5024 , -687.8423 , -771.6180 , -2480.2006 , -2590.4317 , -2755.7784 , -2535.3161 , -992.0802 , -2645.5473 , -2645.5473 , -2645.5473 , -2562.8739 , -2590.4317 , -2431.6989 , -1646.8532 , -1008.6149 , -45.1948 , -61.7294 , -34.1717 , 58.4225 , 77.1618 , -95.9011 , 209.4392 , 419.9806 , 1309.5459 , 2645.5473 , 2276.2730 , 3729.1193 , 2476.8936 , 2884.7488 , 4421.3709 , 3463.4623
(1980-2011)
4.421 -3 -- 96   3.463
Electricity (Billion Kilowatthours)
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History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
 
Korea, North
Net Generation 22.1990 , 22.8250 , 24.8570 , 25.0690 , 28.0480 , 30.9770 , 32.6100 , 33.2980 , 35.0600 , 35.2950 , 35.4740 , 35.2950 , 27.2180 , 26.3270 , 26.3520 , 26.2780 , 24.1250 , 21.8640 , 20.8060 , 17.9990 , 18.7460 , 19.5180 , 19.1216 , 20.3253 , 21.2806 , 22.1951 , 21.7210 , 20.8954 , 22.5167 , 20.4863 , 21.0351 , 20.9920
(1980-2011)
21.04 7,682 20,254 70   20.99
Net Consumption 20.2000 , 20.7680 , 22.7330 , 22.8870 , 25.8270 , 28.6080 , 30.0800 , 30.6980 , 32.4280 , 32.5660 , 32.8850 , 32.8370 , 23.9680 , 23.4190 , 23.2300 , 23.0840 , 21.0820 , 19.0250 , 18.1740 , 15.1470 , 15.6800 , 16.3250 , 15.9956 , 17.0063 , 17.8076 , 18.5741 , 18.1750 , 17.4934 , 18.8487 , 17.1463 , 17.6101 , 17.5730
(1980-2011)
17.61 7,060 18,501 70   17.57
Installed Capacity (GWe) 6.5000 , 7.0000 , 7.5000 , 8.5000 , 8.7000 , 8.7000 , 8.9000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5000 , 9.5002 , 9.5002 , 9.5002 , 9.5002
(1980-2011)
9.50 1,903 5,086 57   9.50
Total Primary Energy (Quadrillion Btu)
Previous Year
Latest Year
   
History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
 
Korea, North
Production 1.2102 , 1.2514 , 1.3127 , 1.3253 , 1.3596 , 1.4237 , 1.4167 , 1.3964 , 1.7223 , 1.3773 , 1.3155 , 1.2737 , 1.1002 , 1.0104 , 0.9609 , 0.9092 , 0.8170 , 0.7521 , 0.6843 , 0.7607 , 0.8063 , 0.8305 , 0.8019 , 0.8349 , 0.8769 , 0.9539 , 0.9589 , 0.8547 , 0.9069 , 0.8725 , 0.8942
(1980-2010)
.873 144 487 55   0.894
Consumption 1.3275 , 1.3741 , 1.4393 , 1.5035 , 1.5472 , 1.6241 , 1.6194 , 1.5627 , 1.9215 , 1.5746 , 1.5321 , 1.4953 , 1.3168 , 1.2159 , 1.1455 , 1.0663 , 0.9177 , 0.8383 , 0.7598 , 0.8235 , 0.8594 , 0.8817 , 0.8506 , 0.8788 , 0.8989 , 0.9329 , 0.9371 , 0.8042 , 0.8852 , 0.8345 , 0.8192
(1980-2010)
0.834 183 488 62   0.819
Energy Intensity
(Btu per 2005 U.S. Dollars)
26230.9643 , 26172.8484 , 26474.4145 , 26752.5565 , 26676.1725 , 27264.7469 , 26394.3753 , 24657.5083 , 29477.9089 , 23590.6169 , 23835.4226 , 24337.3807 , 23065.9776 , 22297.5411 , 21459.4270 , 20889.1440 , 18602.2542 , 18170.8980 , 16619.1756 , 16981.4039 , 17648.4595 , 17450.3670 , 16636.1789 , 16879.3627 , 16914.1673 , 16917.8449 , 17169.8260 , 14912.9988 , 15921.4238 , 15146.9382 , 14563.9021
(1980-2010)
15,147 8,124 7,461 16   14,564
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Million Metric Tons of CO₂)
Previous Year
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History
Korea, North
Asia & Oceania
World
Rank
 
Korea, North
Total from Consumption of Fossil Fuels
110.5128 , 114.4462 , 120.2743 , 125.7373 , 129.5251 , 135.4374 , 134.8772 , 129.0806 , 161.1958 , 129.0494 , 124.1755 , 121.1137 , 105.7656 , 97.6880 , 90.5267 , 83.0837 , 71.6028 , 66.3501 , 59.7795 , 65.7525 , 69.4039 , 71.1066 , 68.3872 , 69.9791 , 71.6017 , 74.6617 , 75.7157 , 62.9385 , 69.5839 , 66.6280 , 64.6690 , 65.9603
(1980-2011)
64.67 13,840 31,502 52   65.96

-- = 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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