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This Economist Intelligence Unit report forecasts energy use and production among 69 nations in the period up to 2020. Replete with data, tables and insights, it covers the major energy categories as well as offering projections on global supply and demand factors and an examination of their regional and national impacts. getAbstract recommends this fact-filled analysis to energy industry executives, investment professionals, policy makers and anyone who wants to know what will drive future energy prices and consumption patterns.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How global energy generation and consumption will shift in the years leading to 2020,
  • What regions will lead in energy growth, and
  • What drives supply and demand for the world’s energy sources.

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For the period to 2020, analysts predict that world energy demand will show a “fairly robust” increase, with the greatest growth coming from non-OECD nations. China will continue to be the biggest energy consumer in the world during this period, followed by the US, whose energy use will rise modestly...

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