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This analysis includes a comprehensive Algeria energy market report and updated datasets. It is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil and gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2021 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities. Browse the tabs below for a detailed table of contents, the list of graphs and tables, and details on the data files.
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Institutions & Energy Policy
The Ministry of Energy and Mines is responsible for the energy policy and supervises the public energy companies.
The Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energies was created in 2020 to implement the country's ambitions in terms of energy transition and development of renewable energy.
Sonatrach is thenational company for exploration, production, and marketing of oil and natural gas. It is the largest oil and gas company in Africa.
Oil production (crude oil and NGL) increased slightly in 2021 to 60 Mt, following a significant decrease in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic (-11%). It was stable over 2012-2019 at around 67 Mt, following a period of decline since 2007 from 86 Mt. Around 34% of the crude oil is exported (20 Mt in 2021); that figure has been decreasing over time, down from almost 70% in 2005.
Motor fuel prices have been increasing slowly since 2018, reaching US$0.37/l for gasoline and US$0.23/l for diesel. They had increased by 60% and 45%, respectively, between 2015 and 2018.
Graph: GASOLINE & DIESEL PRICES (US$/l)
Compared to other developing countries with a similar development level, Algeria's consumption is high (1.4 toe per capita), partly because of consumption and losses in the energy sector (oil & gas production and LNG plants, mainly). Electricity consumption per capita reaches 1 600 kWh (2021).
Issues & Prospects
CREG forecasts an increase of peak demand to a range of 21 to 28 GW in 2028 and production between 102 and 140 TWh. Taking into account the capacities to be retired, the additional capacity to be installed by 2028 amounts to 22.2 GW, of which 10.8 GW are under implementation.
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In the Algeria energy market report you will find the following tables:
The Algeria energy market data since 1990 and up to 2021 is included in the Excel file accompanying the Algeria country report.
It showcases the historical evolution, allowing users to easily work with the data.
Key Data included in the excelsheet:
The Algeria country report is complemented with a national power generation dashboard (excel file) from our Power Plant Tracker Service.
Data included in the excelsheet:
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