Energy Information Administration - Venezuela Energy Profile

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 Venezuela Energy Profile
   

Last Update: June 30, 2010 (All Fuels) | July 14, 2010 (Petroleum)
Next Update: August 1, 2010 (All Fuels)
For the most recent data, please visit International Energy Statistics

Data

2008 2009
 
30 Year History
Venezuela
Central & South America
OPEC
World
Rank
Venezuela
Petroleum (Thousand Barrels per Day)
Total Oil Production   2,638.70 7,411 35,708 85,507 10 2,471.50
Crude Oil Production   2,394.02 6,281 32,483 73,671 10 2,239.45
Consumption   705.00 6,091 7,423 85,255 24 723.00
Net Export/Imports(-)   1,933.70 1,320 28,285 -- 191 1,748.50
Total Oil Exports to U.S.   1,189 2,463 NA 12,915 5 1,063
Refinery Capacity   1,282 6,608 8,829 85,460 18 1,282
Proved Reserves  
(Billion Barrels)
87.04 110 928 1,332 7 99.38
  2008 2009
 
29 Year History
Venezuela
Central & South America
World
Rank
 
Venezuela
Natural Gas (Billion Cubic Feet)
Production   733 5,204 109,921 27   651
Consumption   786 4,651 110,915 30   714
Net Export/Imports(-)   -53 554 -- 42   -64
Proved Reserves  
(Trillion Cubic Feet)
166 262 6,212 8   171
  2008 2009
Coal (Million Short Tons)
Production   8.429 98 7,505 30   9.692
Consumption   0.113 45 7,346 91   0.347
Net Export/Imports(-)   8.128 49 -- 100   9.345
  2007 2008
Electricity (Billion Kilowatthours)
Net Generation   113.32 1,004 18,795 28   118.13
Net Consumption   81.37 843 17,139 33   84.72
Installed Capacity (GWe)   22.54 237 4,468 30   23.12
  2007 2008
Total Primary Energy (Quadrillion Btu)
Production   7.704 29 475 15   7.685
Consumption   3.071 24 481 27   0.000
Energy Intensity  
(Btu per 2005 U.S. Dollars)
9,669 5,964 7,588 42   9,533
  2007 2008
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (Million Metric Tons of CO₂)
Total from Consumption of Fossil Fuels   172.27 1,187 29,812 27   184.21
Map of Venezuela

Country Analysis Brief
  • Venezuela contains some of the largest oil and natural gas reserves in the world. It consistently ranks as one of the top suppliers of U.S. oil imports and is among the top ten oil producers in the world.
  • Venezuela was the world’s eighth-largest net oil exporter in 2008.
  • Venezuela has the second-largest natural gas reserves in the Western Hemisphere.

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Sources: EIA, International Energy Statistics

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