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MetroMPG 08-28-2013 10:31 AM

World Petroleum Consumption Hit Record High in 2012 despite US/Euro reductions
 
Perhaps this has been posted already, but despite the news about slightly declining fuel use in the USA/North America and Europe, total global consumption continues to rise...

Quote:

Despite the declines in North America and Europe, world petroleum consumption is increasing. Last year the world’s consumption of gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, heating oil, and other petroleum products reached a record high of 88.9 million barrels per day (bbl/d), as declining consumption in North America and Europe was more than outpaced by growth in Asia and other regions.


Some recent annual trends in Asia, North America, and Europe, the world’s three top petroleum-consuming regions, are discussed below:


Full article: World Petroleum Consumption Hit Record High in 2012 | The Daily Fusion

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Frank Lee 08-28-2013 11:13 AM

My graph reading skillz must be bad- looks to me like the peak is '09-'10. :confused:

MetroMPG 08-28-2013 11:17 AM

I believe the graph is showing annual change, not total. So, 07/08 was the only period shown where there was a net global decline.

PS: your new dog avatar needs glaucoma meds, STAT!

Frank Lee 08-28-2013 11:21 AM

Oooooh, I see.

MetroMPG 08-28-2013 11:24 AM

Soon the avatar dog won't!

Frank Lee 08-28-2013 11:37 AM

Avatar Dog sees ALL.... :eek:

elhigh 08-28-2013 12:55 PM

Avatar Dog needs a DOOBIE...

Frank Lee 08-28-2013 01:05 PM

All-seeing Avatar Dog's real name is Enneshay; look what data overload does.


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