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Russia is world’s largest producer of crude oil and lease condensate

August 6, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Russia is the world’s largest producer of crude oil (including lease condensate) and the second-largest producer of dry natural gas, after the United States. Hydrocarbons play a large role in the Russian economy, as revenue from oil and natural gas production and exports accounts for more than […]

U.S. remained world’s largest producer of petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbons in 2014

April 7, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information AdministrationNote: Petroleum production includes crude oil, natural gas liquids, condensates, refinery processing gain, and other liquids, including biofuels. Barrels per day oil equivalent were calculated using a conversion factor of 1 barrel oil equivalent = 5.55 million British thermal units (Btu). The United States remained the world’s top […]

U.S. oil production growth in 2014 was largest in more than 100 years

March 30, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Petroleum Supply Monthly U.S. crude oil production (including lease condensate) increased during 2014 by 1.2 million barrels per day (bbl/d) to 8.7 million bbl/d, the largest volume increase since recordkeeping began in 1900. On a percentage basis, output in 2014 increased by 16.2%, the highest growth rate […]

Shale gas provides largest share of U.S. natural gas production in 2013

November 25, 2014 Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-895, “Annual Quantity and Value of Natural Gas Production Report”; Form EIA-914, “Monthly Natural Gas Production Report”; the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, and predecessor agencies; state agencies; LCI; DI; Ventyx; BENTEK Energy; and EIA estimates based on historical data Republished November 25, 2014, 10:15 […]

Kenya: Kenya Opens World’s Largest Geothermal Plant

By Margaret Wahito Nairobi — The cost of electricity in the country is expected to go down by 30 percent by the end of this month and 50 percent by early next year following the launch of the world’s largest geothermal power plant. The Olkaria IV power plant commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Naivasha […]

Saudi Arabia uses largest amount of crude oil for power generation since 2010

September 24, 2014 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Saudi Arabia is one of a handful of countries that burn crude oil directly for power generation, according to the (JODI). During the summer, Saudi Arabia typically experiences an increase in electricity consumption as domestic demand for air conditioning rises. Saudi Arabia burned 0.9 million barrels per […]

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