Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Oil consumption per capita map
The 10 Most Polluted Countries in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 10/30/2014 11:45:27 AM
UAE is the world’s fourth biggest oil exporter and a very developed Middle Eastern country. Its high production of waste per capita, water consumption and carbon emission sets them up at number seven on our list. The problem with UAE is that their ...
Sethi Petroleum Market Overview Oil Prices
wfla.com - 10/29/2014 10:56:32 AM
“Saudi Arabia and other members of OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) are taking advantage ... higher demand for energy. “Energy consumption per capita has been rising steadily, with oil and gas catering to approximately 54 ...
The world's biggest energy hogs aren't who you think they are
The Christian Science Monitor - 10/1/2014 11:44:03 AM
It is widely assumed that Westerners are some of the world’s worst energy pigs. While Americans make up just 5 percent of the global population, they use 20 percent of ... we used kilograms of oil equivalent (koe) per capita, which refers to the amount ...
The world's 10 biggest energy gluttons
CNBC - 9/30/2014 2:12:35 AM
Americans use a disproportionate part of the world's energy, but on a list of countries ... on "kilograms of oil equivalent," or units of energy equal to what's generated by one kilo of crude. It's important to note the top 10 per-capita energy-using ...
Demand for stainless steel is gaining momentum supported by surging usage in emerging markets, given the low per-capita consumption
Live-PR - 10/30/2014 2:58:44 PM
A wide range of steel products, such as steel pipes and tubes, beams, rods, find use in diverse industries including ... to benefit from rising investment in the oil and gas sector and demand for premium oil country tubular goods (OCTGs) especially for ...
Coffee consumption in China grows seven times global average
cctv-america.com - 10/29/2014 4:47:17 PM
According to Nestle, a world ... per-capita coffee consumption is only about five cups a year per person. That is compared to 300 cups a year in Japan. But China is catching up fast. Growth in China is boosting sales at Nestle, now a market leader in the ...
Oil guzzling Malta proposes climate change law
Responding To Climate Change - 10/30/2014 10:48:11 AM
However, according to the country ... oil imports for 99% of energy consumption, while its use of renewables is the smallest in the EU, according to 2013 data. Between 1990-2012 energy demand rose 64%, the highest leap in the EU, although per-capita ...
Oil Prices Have Been Falling For Months, And That’s Likely To Have Wide Repercussions
Outside the Beltway - 10/30/2014 12:06:56 PM
While the world ... per-barrel price of oil has dropped from well over $100/barrel to something closer to $80/barrel. You may have noticed it at the local gas station where prices have been falling consistently to the point where many parts of the country ...
How drop in oil price will affect Arab Spring countries
Al Arabiya News - 10/28/2014 6:00:03 PM
Stable Arab Spring countries that are short of energy resources could see economic boost from the declining oil prices, experts say. Oil prices fell at a pace unseen since the 2008 international financial crisis with Brent crude falling below $86 per ...
This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy
Greenpeace International - 10/31/2014 12:20:04 PM
In the non-OECD countries, conventional power still dominates, but renewables are already the largest new generation source. Given China's recent action to curb coal use and restrict ... with low populations and per capita energy demand.
Oil price collapse: Don’t panic says Opec head
The National - 10/30/2014 12:14:05 PM
Everyone in the oil market should stop panicking because crude supply and demand will return to equilibrium, Opec’s secretary-general said. Members of Opec, who pump about 40 per cent of the world ... country closer to energy independence. Global ...
Why Oil Prices Went Down So Far So Fast
Bloomberg - 10/29/2014 11:49:38 PM
“Our countries are following the market,” he said yesterday ... The Paris-based International Energy Agency predicted world oil consumption would expand at the slowest pace since 2009 after cutting its forecast in October for the fourth time in a ...
Four decades later, has America finally got over the oil crisis?
THE CONVERSATION - 10/30/2014 6:40:38 PM
The Australian Financial Review recently trumpeted America’s “re-emergence as a world oil power ... result of market forces but of a powerful oil cartel. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – which included Iraq, Iran ...
Cut Your Water Use by 99 percent for One Day and Watch Things Get Weird
The Huffington Post - 10/29/2014 10:35:03 AM
reducing their water consumption by 99 percent for 24 hours. It's no secret that Americans take water for granted. We use more water per capita than any other developed country -- an astounding ... of people around the world face every day: with this ...
Oil prices rally, OPEC chief plays down recent slide
Vanguard - 10/29/2014 12:51:04 PM
World oil ... While lower oil prices reduce revenues for producers, including the dozen member countries that make up the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the cheaper costs benefit consumers and industries which use oil and gas products.