installed capacity since 2010
This analysis includes a comprehensive Ivory Coast 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 2018 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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installed capacity since 2010
gas reserves since 2010
share of biomass in energy mix
Institutions & Energy Policy
The Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Renewable Energies is responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the energy policy through two directorates (hydrocarbons and energy). It oversees the state-owned energy companies.
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development is in charge of climate policy and renewables.
Foxtrot (an affiliate of Bouygues) operates the CI-27 block (Foxtrot), which accounts for 2/3 of the country's natural gas output (around 1.4 bcm in 2019, +8%). The company holds a 24% participating interest in the block, alongside Petroci (40%), Seci (24%) and Enerci (12%).
The other gas producers are CNR (26% of total gas output) and Petroci (8%).
Since 2014, oil production has grown very rapidly (16%/year) to reach 1.9 Mt in 2019. Most of Ivory Coast's oil is produced from the CI-40 block (Baobab) with 26 kb/d in 2019 (+21%, 73% of total output). Previously, oil production decreased on average by 14%/year between 2006 and 2014. The country is a net importer of crude oil with a trade deficit of 2.2 Mt (2019).
In 2013, the country adopted an automatic fuel pricing mechanism, which aims at transmitting international oil price fluctuations to domestic retail prices while smoothing fluctuations in pump prices. Since 2019, gasoline and diesel prices declined by 6%/year and 3%/year respectively. Previously, between 2016 and 2018, they increased by 7%/year and 4%/year respectively.
Energy consumption per inhabitant was around 0.41 toe in 2019 (-15% since 2013), which is higher than in Senegal (0.29 toe) and Ghana (0.35 toe), but lower than in Nigeria (0.78 toe). Per capita electricity consumption increased by 25% since 2013 to 280 kWh, which is higher than in Nigeria (140 kWh) and Senegal (270 kWh), but much lower than in Ghana (460 kWh).
Issues & Prospects
The IMF expects sustained economic growth at more than 6% for the next 5 years, after a drop to 1.8% in 2020.
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In the Ivory Coast energy market report you will find the following tables:
The Ivory Coast energy market data since 1990 and up to 2018 is included in the Excel file accompanying the Ivory Coast country report.
It showcases the historical evolution, allowing users to easily work with the data.
Key Data included in the excelsheet:
The Ivory Coast 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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