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World Energy Outlook 2014 (Released on 12 November 2014)

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Does growth in North American oil supply herald a new era of abundance - or does turmoil in parts of the Middle East cloud the horizon?  How much can energy efficiency close the competitiveness gap caused by differences in regional energy prices?  What considerations should shape decision-making in countries using, pursuing or phasing out nuclear power? How close is the world to using up the available carbon budget, which cannot be exceeded if global warming is to be contained?  How can sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector help to unlock a better life for its citizens?

Answers to these questions and a host of others are to be found in the pages of World Energy Outlook 2014 (WEO-2014), released on 12 November in London.

Bringing together the latest data and policy developments, the WEO-2014 presents up to date projections of energy trends for the first time through to 2040.  Oil, natural gas, coal, renewables and energy efficiency are covered, along with updates on trends in energy-related CO2emissions, fossil-fuel and renewable energy subsidies, and universal access to modern energy services. 

World Energy Outlook 2014 - special early reports:

- World Energy Investment Outlook
- Africa Energy Outlook

The World Energy Outlook is recognised as the most authoritative source of strategic analysis of global energy markets. It is regularly used as input to the development of government policies and business strategies and raises public awareness of the key energy and environmental challenges the world is facing.

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