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Old 08-28-2013, 10:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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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...

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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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Old 08-28-2013, 11:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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My graph reading skillz must be bad- looks to me like the peak is '09-'10.
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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.

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