BP Energy Outlook: global demand for energy is expected to rise by 37% from 2013 to 2035

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Vivergo (JV between BP, Dupont and ABSugar) bioethanol plant in Hull (England)

Despite the dramatic recent weakening in global energy markets, ongoing economic expansion in Asia – particularly in China and India – will drive continued growth in the world’s demand for energy over the next 20 years. According to the new edition of the BP Energy Outlook 2035, global demand for energy is expected to rise by 37% from 2013 to 2035, or by an average of 1.4% a year.

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