Total energy production

World energy production dipped in 2016 (-0.4%) for the first time since 2009

Breakdown by country (Mtoe)

World

-2.9%

China's primary production drop in 2016.

World energy production dipped in 2016 (-0.4%) for the first time since 2009

Production slowdown of the three fossil fuel energy sources in the USA, amid low commodity prices, has hit the trend.
China also contributed significantly to this trend with a noticeable drop in its coal production in a move to decarbonize its economy.
The trend of energy production shrinkage in European Union countries has accelerated owing to the depletion of oil and gas resources and the climate policy that eventually implies the exit of coal.
Large oil and gas exporting countries (Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iran after the end of international sanctions) as well as the fast-developing countries (India and Turkey) have been the main contributors to the energy production increase in 2016.

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