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    • Uk Energy Mix
      • was a net exporter, now importer
        • deep, complex, expensive
        • high sulphur content
        • cheaper to import - cheap labour
      • 4b barrels oil. 0.53trillionm3 gas. 2005
      • gas 38%
      • oil 35%
      • solids 16%
      • white paper on energy - clean efficient affordable
      • renewables 15% 2015. 10,000mw 2020
      • wind - 293, 44 contruction, 210 projects.
      • 30 turbines = 50,000 homes. 160,000 tonnes CO2 less
    • China Energy Mix
      • largest producer of greenhouse gases - 2nd energy consumer
      • 16% global energy demand - 40% 2030
      • 3% world oil reserves
      • 16 to 267 cars per 1000 by 2030
      • 8.5m rural to urban
      • 75% electricity from coal WORLDS BIGGEST.
      • 2 new coal stations a week
      • 16% HEP - 3 gorges dam
    • Gazprom - Russia/Ukraine
      • 2004 - democratic revolution. 2006 x4 price. 2008 disputes = CUT OFF
      • Gazprom 3rd worlds gas reserves
      • 80% exports to EU through Ukraine (TRANSIT STATE)
      • SOLE SUPPLIER- finland. 40% drop.
      • NORD STREAM - 1200km Baltic sea
    • BP
      • 100 countries. 100,000 employees
      • $26m in 2006
      • 2.8m barrels oil processed a day
      • exploration-26 countries
      • 2005 18b barrels proved reserves
      • 30% azerbyjan/turkey 1700km pipeline
      • 100 crude oil tanker
      • 17 refineries, 1200 airports
      • natural gas 50% less CO2
      • sell steam to industry

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