2017년 베네수엘라 정제된 제품 생산량 감소 .
2016년 때와 같이 2017년의 성장은 아시아와 - 중국 및 인도는 정제된 석유 제품 생산량의 60% 이상 차지 - 중동, 특히 사우디 아라비아 및 이란에 의해 주도되었습니다. 생산량은 한국 (높은 수요)에서도 증가했지만 일본에서는 감소했다 (석유 제품 소비 감소).
세계 최대 석유 제품 생산국인 미국에서는 석유 제품 생산이 5년 연속 증가하며 2017년에 최고치를 기록했다. 또한 캐나다에서도 증가했지만 멕시코와 베네수에라에서는 원유 생산량이 쥴어 들었다.
러시아의 생산은 안정되어 있다.
According to US-based project company Cheniere Energy, the first commissioning cargo of LNG has loaded and departed from its US$15bn Corpus Christi liquefaction and export terminal project in Texas (United States). This marks the first export of LNG from the state and as well from a greenfield export project in the Lower 48 states.
According to the Russian independent gas producer Novatek, its joint venture (JV) Yamal LNG has reached full capacity at the plant’s three LNG liquefaction trains. The three 5.5 Mt/year liquefaction trains of the Yamal LNG project are now operational with a total combined nameplate capacity of 16.5 Mt/year.
The European Commission has adopted a decision imposing transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT to increase the electricity trading capacity between Western Denmark and Germany and to ensure a specific guaranteed capacity available at all times. This announcement ends the formal investigation opened in March 2018 to check whether TenneT infringed EU antitrust rules by systematically limiting southward capacity at the power interconnection between the two countries.
Polish coking coal producer JSW (Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa) has unveiled plans to increase its output by 2.5 Mt/year to 3 Mt/year through acquisitions. Its 2030 production target has been set at 18 Mt/year, much above the current 14.8 Mt/year (including all types of coal). However, the share of thermal coal in its production will dwindle from the current 25% to 10%. The group will focus on coking coal, betting on the rising needs of the European steel industry.