electrification rate in 2019
This analysis includes a comprehensive Senegal 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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electrification rate in 2019
of oil-fired power capacity in 2019
target of renewables in energy mix by 2025
Institutions & Energy Policy
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy prepares and implements the country's energy policy and supervises the public energy companies.
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development looks after environmental issues. The Ministry of Finance and Budget plays an important part in the financing of investments and energy prices.
There is no oil production. Supplies are covered by imports of either crude oil or refined products. In 2019, Senegal imported 1 Mt of crude oil and 1.9 Mt of oil products.
Oil taxes represent a quarter of the State's budgetary resources and oil products are heavily taxed (70% in the case of gasoline, 60% in the case of diesel). Consequently, the country has the highest diesel and gasoline prices in Western Africa.
Per capita energy consumption is 0.29 toe, including approximately 270 kWh of electricity (2019).
Total energy consumption is growing rapidly (+3.6%/year, on average, since 2000) and reached 4.7 Mtoe in 2019, nearly twice its 2000 level.
In 2019, oil covered 57% of the country's energy needs, biomass (mainly wood) 35%, and coal 7%.
Issues & Prospects
Large gas resources were discovered in the Grand Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) gas field in 2014 between Senegal and Mauritania, that are estimated to hold around 15 Tcf (around 425 bcm) of gas. The governments of Senegal and Mauritania signed an agreement in 2018 to equally split resources, taxes and revenues.
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In the Senegal energy market report you will find the following tables:
The Senegal energy market data since 1990 and up to 2018 is included in the Excel file accompanying the Senegal country report.
It showcases the historical evolution, allowing users to easily work with the data.
Key Data included in the excelsheet:
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