Libya Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
(MMcf)
Global Rank
53,183,000 21st in the world
591,526 40th in the world
158,564 60th in the world
Yearly Surplus
+ 432,962  
Gas Imports
0  
Gas Exports
251,090  
251,090  
(Data shown is for 2015, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Gas Reserves in Libya

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Libya holds 53 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 21st in the world and accounting for about 1% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

Libya has proven reserves equivalent to 338.2 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 338 years of gas left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Libya Gas Reserves
53,144,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 21st | Share of World's Gas: 0.77 %
338 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in Libya

Gas Consumption in Libya

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  • Libya consumes 157,147 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • Libya ranks 60th in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 0.1% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • Libya consumes 23,880 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 6,580,724 people), or 65 cubic feet per capita per day.

Gas Production in Libya

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  • Libya produces 591,526.25 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 40th in the world.

Gas Exports

  • Libya exports 42% of its natural gas production (251,090 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

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