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International Energy Agency Oil Information, 1960-2015

Title details

SN: 5187
Title: International Energy Agency Oil Information, 1960-2015
Alternative title: IEA Oil Information
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/iea/oil/2013
Depositor: International Energy Agency
Principal investigator(s): International Energy Agency

Subject Categories

Energy and fuel - Environment, conservation and land use


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) datasets published by the Energy Statistics Division (ESD) contain annual and quarterly time series data from 1960 onwards on energy production, trade, stocks, transformation, consumption, prices and taxes as well as on greenhouse gas emissions for over the 30 OECD Member countries and over 100 non-OECD countries world-wide.

In OECD Member countries the data are collected by official bodies (most often the national statistics office in each country) from firms, government agencies and industry organisations and are then reported to the IEA using questionnaires to ensure international comparability. In non-OECD countries the data are collected directly from government and industry contacts and from national publications.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) Oil Information database contains time series of oil data for 30 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, from 1960. Country aggregates for OECD Total, OECD North America, OECD Pacific, OECD Europe, IEA Total and European Union are also included. Statistics are available for detailed supply-demand balances, end-use consumption, trade by origin and destination as well as for stock levels and changes. Some major series for worldwide historical demand and supply are included. Annual Oil Statistics (AOS) contains data in thousand metric tonnes for crude oil, Natural Gas Liquids (NGL), and 14 petroleum products. This database is updated by the IEA in August each year.

These data were first provided by the UK Data Service in June 2005 and are updated annually. The UK Data Service web site includes further information on its IEA Oil holdings, including a dataset user guide and details of latest database updates.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the database is: International Energy Agency ({YYYY}): Oil Information ({Ed. YYYY}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g.}.

Alternative DOIs: 10.1787/oil-data-en (to access via OECD.Stat subscription).

Main Topics:
Topics covered include:
  • oil supply
  • oil consumption
  • supply-demand balances
  • oil trade by origin and destination
  • oil stock levels and changes

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: The IEA Oil Information database runs from 1960 onwards and is updated annually.
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea Republic of, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. Full list of OECD Members and Partners -
Time dimensions: Time Series
Sampling procedures: See the dataset user guide for information on sampling methodology.=
Method of data collection: See the dataset user guide for further information on methodology.
Weighting: No weighting used

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Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 28 June 2005
Latest edition: 19 June 2017 (12th Edition)
Copyright: Copyright International Energy Agency
Access conditions: Registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. Additional special conditions of use also apply. See terms and conditions for further information.

Available to those registered at UK institutions of higher or further education only.
Availability: UK Data Service
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