Number of the week

Our ‘Number of the week’ posts highlight the important role oil and gas plays in society. Each number is accompanied by a short explanation.

  • 77% …

    Asia Pacific’s production indicator for gas is 77%.

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  • 1 …

    In 2019, for the first time, natural gas overtook hard coal as a source of electricity in Germany. According to…

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  • 40%…

    40% of Africa’s gas demand comes from Egypt.

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  • 51 …

    There are now 51 large-scale CCS facilities globally. This include 19 in operation, four under construction and 28 in various…

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  • 66% …

    Globally, energy policies have different drivers. Outside the EU, 66% say energy transition is driven by economic growth, energy security…

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  • 260Mt …

    To date, more than 260 million tonnes of anthropogenic CO2 has been safely captured and permanently stored globally.

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  • 4,000,000 …

    .. The demand for oil in Africa almost quadrupled to just under 4 million barrels per day from 1975 to…

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  • 25

    … UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 takes place from 2 - 13 December in Madrid, Spain. Delegates are meeting…

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  • 3

    … the third edition of IOGP’s Global Production Report is out now.

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  • 47 percent

    47% of the world’s energy in 2040 is forecast to come from oil and gas, even in IEA’s 2019 Sustainable…

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