Definition: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - production map
US boom transforming global oil trade
The Guardian - 5/15/2013 11:40:29 AM
AP Energy Writer= NEW YORK (AP ... If prices fall, however, members could be asked to cut production at a time when those countries desperately need oil revenue to fund domestic programs. "Pressure on OPEC is going to crank up," says Judith Dwarkin ...
U.S. oil production jolts global market
Montgomery Advertiser - 5/18/2013 9:20:55 AM
NEW YORK — The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market. The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern ...
Energy Dept. backs Texas LNG export plan
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 8:13:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department on Friday conditionally approved a Texas company's proposal to export liquefied natural gas, only the second such project allowed to move forward amid a production boom that has led to glut of domestic ...
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
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Kroger Unveils A Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste
Yahoo! Finance - 5/15/2013 8:08:43 PM
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (KR) today unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can't be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less Compton distribution center.
US Energy Revolution Gathers Pace
CNBC - 5/18/2013 8:52:17 AM
Japan is already the world's largest importer of LNG, and the crippling of its nuclear industry by the 2011 meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi atomic power station has only increased its demand. Tokyo Electric Power, owner of the Fukushima plant, signed a deal ...
U.S. boom in oil production is changing the world's energy future
Asbury Park Press - 5/15/2013 7:11:27 PM
The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption ... an energy security and research organization based in Paris that serves 28 oil-importing countries, including the U.S. The report does not address oil prices directly ...
Amanpour to girls: It's time to power the world
CNN - 5/17/2013 5:40:12 AM
(CNN)-- Dear Girls of the World, There are more than 7 billion people in the world. Half of them are women and girls. Just imagine the whole world rising, as it will, when all women and ... Paul Schultz, found that number increased to 15% ...
Production Falls as U.S. Feels Global Weakness: Economy (1)
Businessweek - 5/15/2013 4:26:49 PM
Cars and light trucks sold at a ... cuts that began on March 1. Companies are paring inventories at the same time, setting the stage for a rebound in industrial production in the second half of the year. Business inventories were little changed ...
The Glaring Bright Spot In Today's Lackluster Industrial Production Report
The Business Insider - 5/15/2013 2:10:48 PM
... Reserve report provides further confirmation that energy remains the strongest sector of the US economy. The data are also more evidence for IEA's new assertion that American fossil fuel production is set to upend global energy markets. SEE ALSO ...
Angola: Govt to Increase Power Capacity to 8,400 Mw Until 2025
AllAfrica - 5/18/2013 8:45:08 AM
The Ministry of Energy will increase the country's electricity production capacity to 8,400 megawatt until the year 2025, against the current 1,200. This was said Friday in Luanda by the minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges. The minister was ...
France Must Decide on Energy Mix Before Reactors Close, ASN Says
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 8:03:22 AM
France must accelerate a decision on its future energy mix before aging nuclear plants are halted permanently, according to the country’s atomic-power regulator. Lawmakers must also ensure electricity producers have sufficient generation ...
Energy Journal: Brazil Prepares to Go Deep
Wall Street Journal - 5/17/2013 10:19:22 AM
Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips ... The auction may change the prevailing trend in Brazilian oil production. As The Wall Street Journal’s Charles Roth explains, the sector ...
Why Black Is The Real Green In Energy Production
Seeking Alpha - 5/17/2013 7:52:02 PM
For one, both wind and solar require back-up generating capacity. This redundancy is provided by burning hydrocarbons. (If you start with hydrocarbons, you don't have to be redundant with hydrocarbons.) Redundancy means even more land and more resources ...
Gabon's oil production in decline for Total
United Press International - 5/15/2013 10:28:54 AM
Gabonese oil production peaked in the late 1990s because of field maturation. Since then, the country fell from the No. 3 oil producer ... revenue and 75 percent of export revenue, the U.S. Energy Department's Energy Information Administration ...