- In a world where big differences in regional energy prices impact competitiveness, who are the potential winners and losers?
- Huge volumes of oil are needed to meet growing demand and offset declines in existing fields. Where will it all come from?
- What could trigger a rapid convergence in natural gas prices between Asia, Europe and North America, and how would it affect energy markets?
- Is the growth in renewable energy self-sustaining and is it sufficient to put us on track to meet global climate goals?
- How much progress is being made in phasing out fossil-fuel subsidies and expanding access to modern energy services to the world’s poor?
The answers to these and many other questions are found in WEO-2013, which covers the prospects for all energy sources, regions and sectors to 2035. Oil is analysed in-depth: resources, production, demand, refining and international trade. Energy efficiency – a major factor in the global energy balance – is treated in much the same way as conventional fuels: Its prospects and contribution are presented in a dedicated chapter. And the report examines the outlook for Brazil’s energy sector in detail and the implications for the global energy landscape.