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Global energy demand shifts toward non-OECD

  • Global demand reaches 700 quadrillion BTUs in 2040, up about 25 percent
  • Non-OECD share of global energy demand reaches about 70 percent in 2040, as efficiency gains and economic growth slows in the U.S. and OECD nations, helping keep energy demand relatively flat
  • China and India contribute about 45 percent of world energy demand growth to 2040 
  • The combined share of energy used in the U.S. and Europe OECD nations will decline from 30 percent in 2015 to close to 20 percent in 2040, similar to China’s share of world energy demand

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