Statistical Review of World Energy

The BP Statistical Review of World Energy provides high-quality objective and globally consistent data on world energy markets

The 2016 Statistical Review

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Spencer Dale discusses trends revealed by the energy data from 2015

The 65th edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy sets out energy data for 2015, revealing a year in which significant long-term trends in both the global demand and supply of energy came to the fore with global energy consumption slowing further and the mix of energy sources shifting towards lower carbon fuels.

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Review by energy type

This section examines the different sectors of the energy market. Each of the energy sectors listed below provides a brief overview of data presented in the review, along with tables, maps and charts relating to the consumption, production and proved reserves of each fuel type.

Definitions and explanatory notes

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

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