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.
The first turbine of Ørsted's 1,218 MW Hornsea One offshore wind project in the North Sea (United Kingdom) has been commissioned and it has started to deliver power to the British domestic grid. The project broke ground in fourth quarter of 2017 and the export cable system was installed in December 2018, a few months ahead of schedule. The full commissioning of the wind park is currently expected for 2020.
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development of Uganda has delayed the startup of domestic oil production by one year until 2022. The country discovered its crude reserves more than 10 years ago but the production has been repeatedly delayed by disagreements with field operators over taxes and the development process. Besides, the lack of existing transportation pipelines and refining infrastructure also played a significant role in holding up the country's projects.
According to Eurostat, the share of renewables in the European Union's (EU) gross final energy consumption hiked to 17.5% in 2017, up from 17% in 2016, which is more than twice the 2004 share of 8.5%. Compared with the previous year, it increased in 19 of the 28 Member States.
The Saudi Arabian government has outlined plans to reduce the domestic crude oil production to approximately 9.8 mb/d in March 2019, which is over 0.5 mb/d below its pledged production level of 10.3 mb/d agreed under the latest global supply cutting agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers. Besides, Saudi oil exports are slated to follow the same trend and will decrease to 6.9 mb/d.