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Qatar's Key Energy Statistics world rank
Total Primary Energy Production
2016
10.141
Quadrillion Btu
11
Total Primary Energy Consumption
2016
2.07
Quadrillion Btu
38
Dry Natural Gas Production
2017
5,875
Billion Cubic Feet
4
Exports of Dry Natural Gas
2017
4,466
Billion Cubic Feet
2
Proved Reserves of Natural Gas
2017
858
Trillion Cubic Feet
3
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Map of Qatar
Map of Qatar

Analysis - Energy Sector Highlights Last updated: October 20, 2015

  • Qatar is the largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, and the country’s exports of LNG, crude oil, and petroleum products provide a significant portion of government revenues.
  • Qatar’s crude oil production is the second lowest in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), but increasing production of noncrude liquids–most of which are a byproduct of natural gas production–is contributing to gradual growth in total liquids production.
  • Three oil fields account for more than 85% of Qatar’s crude oil production capacity.
  • Qatar was the third-smallest crude oil exporter among OPEC members in 2014, ahead of only Ecuador and Libya.
  • Qatar’s refining capacity exceeds domestic demand for petroleum products, thus enabling the country to export most of its refinery output.

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