BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2021 – the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on energy markets

bp’s Statistical Review of World Energy 2021 reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic impact on energy markets, with both primary energy and carbon emissions falling at their fastest rates since the Second World War. Nevertheless, renewable energy continued to grow, with solar power recording its largest ever incre

2020 was one of the most tumultuous years for global energy in modern history – what does this mean for the energy transition and the path to net zero?

Spencer Dale, bp’s chief economist, hosted this year’s virtual launch of the bp ‎Statistical Review of World Energy on 8 July, at which expert commentators reflected on ‘the path to net zero: ‎opportunities and challenges for COP 26’.


An on-demand recording of the Statistical Review of World Energy launch webcast is now available.

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