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Accession Number PB2013-100155
Title Country Analysis Briefs: Nigeria, October 16, 2012.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 18p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has been a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 1971. In 2011, Nigeria produced about 2.53 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of total liquids, well below its oil production capacity of over 3 million bbl/d, due to production disruptions that have compromised portions of the country's oil for years. The Nigerian economy is heavily dependent on the oil sector, which accounts for over 95 percent of export earnings and about 40 percent of government revenues, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Keywords Carbon dioxide emissions
Forecasts
Nigeria
Oil consumption
Oil production
Oil-exporting countries
United States oil imports

 
Source Agency Energy Information Administration
NTIS Subject Category 97B - Energy Use, Supply, & Demand
97G - Policies, Regulations & Studies
Corporate Author Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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