Statistical Review of World Energy 2014

The Statistical Review

Provides comprehensive, objective and globally consistent data on world energy markets

Welcome to the 63rd edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy

Since 1952, the review’s mission has always been to provide objective, global data on energy markets to inform discussion, debate and decision-making. This first snap-shot of the global energy picture in 2013 – together with the historical data that puts today’s information into context – can help us to understand how the world around us is changing.


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NOTE: The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 was revised on 18 June 2014 to correct data entry errors relating to UK natural gas production.

On 26 August 2014, Azerbaijan oil production and Chinese oil trade figures were revised. All of the information on has been updated. If you have a printed report, an erratum page relating to these revisions is available here.

Please accept our apologies for these errors and revisions.

Section highlights

Statistical Review 2014 infographic

2013 in review

A summary review of the production and consumption of energy in 2013

BP Statistical Review Energy Charting Tool

Energy charting tool

Use our interactive tool to interrogate world energy data in detail

Statistical review

Statistical Review webcast

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PSVM turret

Oil production

Gas pipeline connection

Natural gas production

Bucket wheel of an overburden excavator at work, Grevenbroich, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Coal production

Flow lines

Oil reserves

Pipelines with gas tanks in the background

Natural gas reserves

Coal cranes in harbour at sunset, Duisberg, Germany

Coal reserves

Using the review

Our definitions and explanatory notes page explains the terms used in the Review. A list of referenced countries can be found on regional definitions. The conversion factors cover calculation between weight, volume and calorific measures. Links to the organizations and companies that contributed to the Review are listed in links to contributors. More information can be found in about the review.