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Congo Energy Information

2018 Congo Key Figures

Population: 5.40 million
GDP growth rate: 0.81 %/year
Energy independence: 100%

* at purchasing power parity
Total consumption/GDP:* 185 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.53 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 37.1%

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Total Energy Consumption

Energy consumption per inhabitant is 0.6 toe (0.2 toe without biomass), including 290 kWh of electricity (2018).

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Graph: TOTAL CONSUMPTION MARKET SHARE BY ENERGY (2018, %)

Interactive Chart Congo Total Energy Consumption

More research: Congo energy report

Crude Oil Production

Oil production increased by 25% in 2018 thanks to several new fields (Moho Nord deep offshore, Lianzi and Nené Marine). Production had previously been decreasing between 2010 and 2016, following a rapid increase between 2007 and 2010 (+40%) with the start of several fields: the first deep offshore field, Moho Bilondo, in 2008 (90 000 bbl/d), the Awa-Paloukou and Ikalou-Ikalou fields (peak production of 13 000 bbl/d for the two fields) in 2008, and the Azurite field (40 000 bbl/d) in 2009.

Interactive Chart Congo Crude Oil Production

More research: EMEA Refineries Dataset

CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions

CO2 emissions from fuel combustion increased strongly between 2002 and 2015, by 15%/year on average, and have decreased since then due to fuel shortages, reaching around 2.9 Mt in 2018. Emissions are mainly from industry (51%), followed by transport (47%), and households, tertiary, agriculture (2%).

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

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