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Kuwait's Key Energy Statistics world rank
Total Primary Energy Production
2016
7.073
Quadrillion Btu
17
Total Primary Energy Consumption
2016
1.599
Quadrillion Btu
45
Crude Oil Proved Reserves
2018
102
billion barrels
6
Total Petroleum and Other Liquids Production
2018
2,908
thousand barrels per day
10
Exports of Crude Oil including Lease Condensate
2016
2,128
thousand barrels per day
6
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Map of Kuwait
Map of Kuwait

Analysis - Energy Sector Highlights Last updated: November 2, 2016

  • Kuwait was the 10th-largest producer of petroleum and other liquids in 2015.
  • Kuwait holds the world's sixth-largest oil reserves and is one of the top 10 global producers and exporters of total petroleum liquids.
  • Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait's national oil company, and its subsidiaries control the entire petroleum and other liquids sector from upstream to downstream and exports.
  • Kuwait implemented enhanced oil recovery measures to boost stagnant production rates. New discoveries have been made, but Kuwait's regulated oil sector has slowed further exploration and production.
  • In an otherwise nationalized oil sector, Project Kuwait plans to provide incentives for foreign investment to boost production capacity to 4 million b/d by 2020.

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