24 April 2019
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    On January 15, 2019, ASPO.be launched its new website. With french and english sections. Many publications about peak oil are written in English, while many readers of ASPO.be are francophone. To avoid to our visitors the struggle to search among documents written in a langage that is not familiar to them, we divided the website into French and English sections.

     

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    Guyana, Russia and the United States top the list with major discoveries. Rystad Energy expects 9.4 billion boe in conventional oil and gas for the year 2018, which constitute a replacement ratio of 15%. This ratio is low but is an improvement with respect to the 11% obtained in 2017. Read original document

     

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    In the last decade, we have witnessed seismic changes in the oil and gas industry, particularly regarding the economics of North American unconventional production. A significant portion of these advances have been attributed to technology, which many observers expect to be a continued source of deflation into the future. In this paper, we attempt to disaggregate structural improvements in well

     

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Forecast of Oil Production ASPO France 2017

ASPO France members and external experts participated in an inquiry about future oil supply and world energy mix. Future oil productions are dominated by conventional oil, with a plateau or decline likely after 2020 ; only one person estimated that global oil production will stay over 100 Mb/d in 2030.

Discoveries of conventional oil and gas in 2018 according to Rystad Energies

The consulting company Rystad Energy estimates that 9.4 billion boe in conventional oil and gas were discovered in the world in 2018, which gives a replacement ratio of only 15% of world reserves.

9.4 Goe of conventional oil and gas discovered in 2018.

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