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Statistical Review of World Energy 2013

The Statistical Review provides comprehensive, high-quality objective and globally consistent data on world energy markets

Welcome to the 62nd edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy

Over the years, this review has established itself as a valuable work of reference, documenting the changing patterns in the way we produce and consume our energy. It provides an opportunity to examine the latest data, helping us discern the important trends and assess the challenges and opportunities that lie before us

Section highlights

Energy in review

2012 in review

Statistical review animated infographic, watch the video

Energy charting tool

Energy charting tool

Use our interactive tool to interrogate world energy data in detail


Statistical Review launch

Video: Watch the on-demand version of the Statistical Review launch event


Using the review

 Our definitions and explanatory notes page explains the terms used in the Review. A list of referenced countries can be found on regional definitions. The conversion factors cover calculation between weight, volume and calorific measures. Links to the organizations and companies that contributed to the Review are listed in links to contributors. More information can be found in about the review.

Review by energy type

Oil drill pipes

Oil production

Offshore drilling platform

Natural gas production


Coal production

Oil refinery

Oil reserves

Gas storage tanks

Natural gas reserves

Coal reserves

Coal reserves