The quality of coal also has implications for air pollution. Nick on July 17, 2013 - 7: Seems like a safe bet...
Ranking of the countries that use energy most efficiently by how much energy they consume for every dollar of GDP they produce. I say that because it's fairly well known that the Green River formation was discovered over 100 years ago, yet to this day it still has not produced crude oil in true commercial volumes only the occasional barrel or two in experimental trials and prototypes AFAIK.
World annual consumption has reached 35 billion barrels per year. Overlaying price onto Fig. It's billion barrels per year, not day. The reported numbers of OPEC and member states have been frequently called into question, with some experts estimating that heavyweights like Saudi Arabia actually overstate their oil production by up to 40 percent in order to spur foreign investment.
Hi Ghung, I agree that a price overlay would be useful.
Free Trial Sign In. US annual number of rigs 1947-2012. The "all liquids" graph does include them extra heavy , below another version where it is clearer: But, but, the world is awash in oil! Paperguy on July 18, 2013 - 4: The single largest oil consumer is the United States, with over 10,000 TWh per year. Global distribution of gas consumption at the national level also shows a very similar pattern to that of gas production.
The "all liquids" graph does include them extra heavy , below another version where it is clearer:. Take mercury: Figure 19: What jumps out at me as immediately concerning from statistical analysis point of view is that you have a number of curves that peak immediately after the current data.
Several countries - the largest example being the United States - have therefore achieved carbon dioxide reductions in recent years by substituting coal production in its energy supply with natural gas.