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The essential data about oil explained in 10 infographics. Detailed charts covering major oil producers and consumers, crude oil reserves by region, oil tanker spills, world plastic production and more. Learn the truth about oil and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Major Oil Producers and Consumers Coal has been used since the industrial revolution but only in the last 100 years have huge quantities of oil and gas been removed from underground reservoirs. Oil and gas are used as fuel energy in combustion engines and as "feed stock" for other industries...
Crude Oil Reserves by Region
Oil Tanker Spills
World Plastic Production Over 90% of plastics produced are derived from virgin fossil feedstocks—accounting for about 6% of global oil consumption. This is equivalent to the total oil consumption of the global aviation sector.
Fossil Fuel
Industrialized civilization is dependent upon cheap and reliable fossil fuel energy. This section includes a look at production, consumption, remaining known resources and the global carbon budget.
Fishing & Aquaculture
Fisheries and aquaculture; fish consumption and utilization; what countries claim as Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs), and how heavily the world's fish stocks are being exploited; oil in the ocean; coral reefs.
Petroleum Discharges into the Oceans
World Energy Use By Fuel
Fossil Fuel Production Gap Countries are planning to produce about 50% more fossil fuels by 2030 than would be consistent with a 2°C global average temperature rise, and 120% more than would be consistent with a 1.5°C rise. The production gap is largest for coal. By 2030, countries...
Years of Fossil Fuels Left 2016


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