Number of the week

Every week, we post a ‘Number of the week’ to highlight the important role oil and gas plays in society. Each number is accompanied by a short explanation.

  • 95 million

    … tonnes of carbon dioxide that did NOT enter the atmosphere in 2018, thanks to the switch from coal to…

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  • 100

    API has just celebrated its centenary. The US natural gas and oil industry it represents provides reliable, affordable energy; supports…

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  • 106pc PI Oil C&S America

    106%

    The IOGP Production Indicator© (PI) for oil Central & South America. Just a decade ago, the region’s oil PI was…

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  • 2.3pc global demand

    2.3%

    … the 2018 rise in global energy demand, as recorded by the International Energy Agency (IEA).  ‘Natural gas emerged as…

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  • 7 million CCS

    7 Million

    ExxonMobil captures about 7 million metric tonnes of CO2 each year (the equivalent of 1 million passenger vehicles).

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  • 4

    … areas within energy and industrials value chains where OGCI is seeking to invest - to drive energy efficiency solutions…

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  • 1,000,000 barrels banner

    1,000,000

    … the number of barrels of oil per day that IOGP member ExxonMobil plans to lift by 2024 from its…

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  • 23pc PI Oil Asia banner

    23%

    …the IOGP Production Indicator for oil in Asia Pacific, This booming regional economy increasingly looks elsewhere for more than three…

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  • 85pc growth banner

    85%

    … of the growth in energy supply (out to 2040) will be generated through renewable energy and natural gas.

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  • 25 years Shell

    25  years

    Shell built the world’s first plant to turn natural gas into liquid products at Bintulu, Malaysia a quarter-century ago.

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