Rebound in energy production in Asia in 2021.
After a 4.1% decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, global energy production rebounded by 3.4% in 2021.
The COVID-19 had a tremendous impact on global energy demand and hence on energy production; 2021 saw a rebound in energy production: Key 2021 data for energy production are as follows: - Crude oil: +0.9% driven by the rebound in the demand for oil products. - Gas: +4% with gas production increases in the US (2.2%), Russia (+9%) and most producing countries (excepted Australia). - Coal: +5.7%, with growth in China (+5.1%), India (+9.8%), Indonesia (+7.7%) and in most producing countries except Australia (-7.3%). - Electricity: +5.5%, with growth in China (+9.7%), United States (2.7%), India (4.8%), South Korea (4.4%) and in most countries, except Canada, Japan, Thailand and New Zealand. Energy production rebounded in Russia, Canada, the United States, and most geographical regions (Europe, North and Latin America, CIS, Asia, Africa and Middle East), except in the Pacific (Australia (-6.2%), New Zealand (-4%)).