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Energy in Bahrain

Oil tanks in Sitra, Bahrain

Energy in Bahrain describes energy and electricity production, consumption and import in Bahrain. Baharain is net energy exporter.

Primary energy use was in Bahrain in 2009 110 TWh and 139 TWh per million persons and in 2008 107 TWh and 139 TWh/million people.[1]


Energy in Bahrain[2]
Capita Prim. energy Production Export Electricity CO2-emission
Million TWh TWh TWh TWh Mt
2004 0.72 87 184 101 7.77 16.95
2007 0.75 102 198 94 10.75 21.26
2008 0.77 107 203 79 10.19 22.30
2009 0.79 110 204 65 10.78 22.82
2010 1.26 114 206 79 12.38 23.62
Change 2004-10 75.0 % 30.6 % 11.9 % -21.8 % 59.3 % 39.4 %
Mtoe = 11.63 TWh, Prim. energy includes energy losses


Bahrain was the first place on the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf where oil was discovered. The First Oil Well, Bahrain situated below Jebel Dukhan has operated since 1932. It was operated by Bahrain Petroleum Company.


Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) wholly owned by the government of Bahrain, is a fully integrated oil company.

Banagas is a large natural gas company.

See also


  1. ^ IEA Key energy statistics 2011 and Statistics 2010 Page: Country specific indicator numbers from page 48
  2. ^ IEA Key World Energy Statistics 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006 IEA October, crude oil p.11, coal p. 13 gas p. 15
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