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Mexico's Key Energy Statistics world rank
Total Primary Energy Consumption
2016
7.999
quadrillion Btu
14
Total Primary Energy Production
2016
7.397
quadrillion Btu
15
Total Petroleum and Other Liquids Production
2018
2,084
thousand barrels per day
11
Exports of Crude Oil including Lease Condensate
2016
1,236
thousand barrels per day
13
Imports of Dry Natural Gas
2017
1,770
billion cubic feet
8
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Map of Mexico
Map of Mexico

Analysis - Energy Sector Highlights Last updated: December 9, 2016

  • Mexico is a major producer of petroleum and other liquids and is among the largest sources of U.S. oil imports.
  • Mexico’s oil production has declined over the past decade, as has the country’s position as a net oil exporter to the United States.
  • Mexico is a net importer of natural gas, mostly via pipeline from the United States, and its natural gas demand is rising because of expanding power generation capacity.
  • Mexico is investing in new power plants to increase electricity generation capacity and to transition to natural gas as the main fuel source.

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