Energy yearbook

A city lit up at night

What data can be found in the energy yearbook?

This publication has been prepared by Repsol's Economic Research Department with the aim to provide a tool that will aid objective analysis, discussion, and debate on energy markets. 

It's an energy database with special emphasis on both the oil and natural gas sectors, as well as on electricity generation and sustainability indicators.

The energy industry in figures

Here are some of the most revealing data from the 2022 Energy Yearbook.

5%

Increase in primary energy demand globally in 2021

Strong recovery in energy demand after the largest drop in recent history caused by COVID-19.

28%

Renewable generation excluding hydropower

Europe has the highest market penetration of renewables for electric generation, excluding hydropower.

5%

Growth in global CO2 emissions in 2021

In line with the increase in global primary energy consumption.

1.723

billion barrels

of oil proved reserves in the world. Nearly 18% are in Venezuela alone. Global oil reserves decreased by 0.6% compared to 2020.

4.169

billion cubic meters

of natural gas demand. The US alone consumes 1.5 times more gas than all of Europe.