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Energy: Where We're Headed by 2040. Adam Sieminski, EIA

Friday, July 26, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. EDT

Adam Sieminski, administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), discusses the key findings in the International Energy Outlook 2013.

Biography: Adam Sieminski

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Presentation [PDF]

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International Energy Outlook 2013: Projections to 2040 [PDF]
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Key findings of International Energy Outlook 2013 [PDF]
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Non-OECD nations drive the increase in energy demand [PDF]
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By 2040, China's energy use will be double the U.S. level; India's a little more than half despite its faster GDP growth [PDF]
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Changes in economic growth and population drive increases in energy use; improvements in energy intensity moderate this trend [PDF]
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Renewable energy and nuclear power are the fastest growing source of world energy consumption [PDF]
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There is uncertainty about future oil prices [PDF]
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Growth in OPEC production comes mainly from the Middle East [PDF]
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Non-OPEC petroleum supply growth is concentrated in the United States and four other countries [PDF]
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The United States and Brazil account for most of the projected growth in biofuels production. [PDF]
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Shale oil and gas have the potential to dramatically alter world energy markets [PDF]
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Potential resources: Top 10 countries with technically recoverable shale resources [PDF]
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Non-OECD Europe/Eurasia, Middle East, and the United States account for the largest increases in natural gas production [PDF]
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For world electricity generation, renewables and natural gas are the fastest growing sources, but coal still fuels the largest share in 2040 [PDF]
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China accounts for more than 40 percent of the global net increase in nuclear capacity [PDF]
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Coal continues to account for the largest share of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions throughout the projection [PDF]
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There are many issues that increase uncertainty... [PDF]

Sources of Information:

Release Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013, International Energy Outlook 2013 (IEO2013)

Additional Information:

- Uncertainty clouds latest global energy forecast
- Global oil demand to rise 32 percent by 2040 - EIA
- World Energy Use to Rise 56% by 2040 Led by Asia, EIA Says
- Developing countries to vastly outpace OECD in carbon emissions

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: December 30, 2013