Global Oil Depletion: An assessment of the evidence for a near-term peak in global oil production

03 Aug 2009
Global Oil Depletion

This Research Report addresses the following question: 'What evidence is there to support the proposition that the global supply of ‘conventional oil’ will be constrained by physical depletion before 2030?' The report is based upon a thorough review of the current state of knowledge on oil depletion, supplemented by data analysis and guided by an Expert Group.