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Oman Energy Information

2018 Oman Key Figures

Population: 4.89 million
GDP growth rate: 1.76 %/year
Energy independence: 100%

* at purchasing power parity
Total consumption/GDP:* 156 (2015=100)
CO2 Emissions: 14.2 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 9.80%

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Total Energy Consumption

Total consumption of energy per capita amounts to 5.4 toe (2018), i.e. three times higher than the global average. Per capita electricity consumption reached 6.9 MWh in 2018.

Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

Interactive Chart Oman Total Energy Consumption

More research: Oman energy report

Crude Oil Production

Oil production is increasing moderately (2%/year from 2010 to 2018), reaching 48 Mt in 2018. This increase resulted from enhanced oil recovery techniques and the development of new fields, in particular the commissioning of the Western Bukha field and the Makhaizna field. From 2001 to 2007 oil production declined due to maturing oil fields, dropping from a peak of 50 Mt in 2001 to 38 Mt.

Oman has two refineries: Mina Al-Fahal (106 000 bbl/d) and Sohar, the capacity of which increased from 116 000 to 198 000 bbl/d in April 2019.

Interactive Chart Oman Crude Oil Production

More research: EMEA Refineries Dataset

Renewable in % Electricity Production

In January 2020, OPWP revised its renewable energy development plan, which now aims to reach 3 GW of renewables by 2025, to cover 16% of the power mix. This is an increase from previous plans, which targeted 10% of renewables by 2025. By 2030, Oman aims to reach 30% of renewable power capacity.

Interactive Chart Oman Share of Renewables in Electricity Production (incl hydro)

CO2 Fuel Combustion/CO2 Emissions

In 2015, Oman submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to UNFCCC, which has not been ratified yet. The target for 2030 is to reduce its GHG emissions by 2% compared to a BAU level.

After a rapid increase between 2009 and 2015 (8.6%/year), the progression of CO2 emissions from energy uses has slowed down (2%/year over 2015-2018). CO2 emissions per capita are among the 15 highest in the world, with around 14 tCO2/cap (2018).

Graph: CO2-ENERGY EMISSIONS (MtCO2)

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