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The G-20 accounts for over 80 percent of the world's energy use (2008)
World Energy Consumption
US energy usage in 2007
China oil demand (2007)
Just before the beginning of the 21st century, oil average $16 a barrel. By July 2008, less than 10 years later, oil hit a high of $146 a barrel - a stunning rise of more than 800%
Angola exported roughly 465,000 barrels of oil per day to China in the first six months of 2007
In 1973, oil accounted for 46 percent of the world's total energy consumption; by 2005, its share had declined to 35 percent
Per capita total energy consumption (as of 2001)
In 1999, the total supply of primary energy in the world was 9,744.48 MTOE (Million Tons of Oil Equivalent). According to estimates of 1999, it is projected to be 11,500 MTOE in 2010 and 13,700 MTOE in 2020
Developed industrialized countries consume around 43 millions oil barrels daily on an average while developing countries consume 22 million (2008)
The Middle East holds 62 percent of the world's proven oil reserves (2008)
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