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Annual Energy Outlook 2012

Release Date: June 25, 2012   |  Next Early Release Date: December 5, 2012  |   Report Number: DOE/EIA-0383(2012)

International AEO 2011International oil markets

exec summary Executive Summary

  • Natural gas production increases throughout the projection period, allowing the United States to transition from a net importer to a net exporter of natural gas....Read full section

Mkt trends Market Trends

  • Oil price cases depict uncertainty in world oil markets...Read full section
  • Trends in petroleum and other liquids markets are defined largely by the developing nations...Read full section
  • Production from resources other than crude oil and natural gas liquids increases...Read full section
  • U.S. reliance on imported natural gas from Canada declines as exports grow...Read full section
  • China and India account for half of growth in world energy use...Read full section
  • After Fukushima, prospects for nuclear power dim in Japan and Europe but not elsewhere...Read full section
  • Wind power leads rise in world renewable generation, solar power also grows rapidly...Read full section
  • With rising domestic production, the United States become a net exporter of natural gas...Read full section
  • The U.S. becomes a net natural gas exporter...Read full section