Energy in Algeria

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Energy in Algeria describes energy and electricity production, consumption and import in Algeria. Energy policy of Algeria will describe the energy policy in the politics of Algeria more in detail. Algeria is an OPEC country.

Primary energy use in 2009 in Algeria was 462 TWh and 13 TWh per million persons.[1]

Overview[edit]

Energy in Algeria[2]
Capita Prim. energy Production Export Electricity CO2-emission
Million TWh TWh TWh TWh Mt
2004 32.4 383 1,927 1,539 26.3 77.8
2007 33.9 429 1,911 1,482 30.6 85.7
2008 34.4 431 1,885 1,439 32.9 88.1
2009 34.9 462 1,771 1,299 33.9 92.5
2010 35.5 470 1,751 1,268 36.4 98.6
2012 35.98 487 1,696 1,201 41.2 103,9
Change 2004-10 9.6 % 22.7 % -9.2 % -17.6 % 38.5 % 26.6 %
Mtoe = 11.63 TWh

Natural gas[edit]

Algeria was top 5. exporter of natural gas in 2009 with 55 billion cubic metres (bcm) net export behind 1) Russia 169 bcm, 2) Norway 100 bcm, 3) Canada 76 bcm and 4) Qatar 67 bcm.[3]

Top natural gas producers in 2009 were: 1) USA 594 bcm, 2) Russia 589 bcm, 3) Canada 159 bcm, Iran 144 bcm, 4) Norway 106 bcm, 5) China 90 bcm, 6) Qatar 89 bcm, and 7) Algeria 81 bcm.[3]

Gas Pipelines[edit]

The Trans-Mediterranean Pipeline (TransMed) is a natural gas pipeline from Algeria via Tunisia to Sicily and Italy constructed in 1978-1983 and 1991-1994.

The Maghreb–Europe Gas Pipeline is 1,620 kilometres long natural gas pipeline from Algeria via Morocco to Spain.

Nuclear Energy[edit]

Oil[edit]

Algeria is a member of OPEC . In 2008 Algeria was the top 7th oil products exporter. Less than 11% of worlds oil products were exported. Total world crude oil export was 1 952 Mt and oil products export 411 Mt in 2008.[3]

Oil fields include Hassi Messaoud oil field, Ourhoud Oil Field and Rhourde El Baguel oil field.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IEA Key energy statistics 2011 Page: Country specific indicator numbers from page 48
  2. ^ IEA Key World Energy Statistics Statistics 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006 IEA October, crude oil p.11, coal p. 13 gas p. 15
  3. ^ a b c IEA Key energy statistics 2010