Malaysia Snapshot

Malaysia Quick Facts by US Energy Information Administration

Energy Overview
Proven Oil Reserves (January 1, 2010E) 4 billion barrels
Oil Production (2009E) 693,000 bbl/d, of which 83% was crude oil
Oil Consumption (2009E) 536,000 bbl/d
Crude Oil Distillation Capacity (January 1, 2010E) 514,832 bbl/d
Proven Natural Gas Reserves (January 1, 2010E) 83 trillion cubic feet
Natural Gas Production (2009E) 2.1 trillion cubic feet
Natural Gas Consumption (2009E) 1.0 trillion cubic feet
Recoverable Coal Reserves (2008E) 4.4 million short tons
Coal Production (2009E) 1.5 million short tons
Coal Consumption (2009E) 7.3 million short tons
Electricity Installed Capacity (2008E) 23 gigawatts
Electricity Production (2008E) 91.9 billion kilowatt hours
Electricity Consumption (2008E) 88.7 billion kilowatt hours
Total Energy Consumption (2008E) 2.45 quadrillion Btu*, of which Natural Gas (48%), Oil (44%), Coal (5%), Hydroelectricity (3%)
Total Per Capita Energy Consumption (Million Btu) (2008E) 97.0 million Btu per person
Energy Intensity (2008E) 6,786 Btu per $2005-PPP**
Environmental Overview
Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions (2008E) 162.4 million Metric tons, of which Oil (44%), Natural Gas (33%), Coal (23%)
Per-Capita, Energy-Related Carbon Dioxide Emissions ((Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide) (2008E) 6.4 Metric tons
Carbon Dioxide Intensity (2008E) 0.45 Metric tons per thousand $2005-PPP**
Oil and Gas Industry
Organization Malaysia’s state-owned Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) dominates all aspects of the countrys oil and natural gas sector.
Major Oil/Gas Ports Kertih, Johor, Sepangar Bay, Bintulu, Kuching, Melaka, Penang, Port Dickson, Kelang, Kota Kinabalu, Kemaman
Foreign Company Involvement BHP Billiton, ConocoPhillips, Shell, ExxonMobil, Hess, Lundin Petroleum, Mitsubishi, Murphy Oil, Newfield Exploration, Nippon Oil, Talisman Energy
Major Oil Fields Bekok, Bokor, Erb West, Bunga Kekwa, Guntong, Kepong, Kinabalu, Samarang, Seligi, Semangkok, Tapis, Temana, Tiong
Major Natural Gas Fields Bedong, Bintang, Damar, Jerneh, Laho, Lawit, Noring, Pilong, Resak, Telok, Tujoh
Major Refineries (capacity, bbl/d)(January 1, 2010E) Shell: Port Dickson (125,000), Lutong (45,000); Petronas: Melaka I (92,832), Melaka II (126,000), Kertih (40,000); EssoMalaysia: Port Dickson (86,000)
* The total energy consumption statistic includes petroleum, dry natural gas, coal, net hydro, nuclear, geothermal, solar, wind, wood and waste electric power.
**GDP figures from Global Insight estimates based on purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates.