Peak Oil Reports

Welcome to Peak Oil Reports. This site contains links to various reports on peak oil found online. The list is arranged chronologically, with the most recent report on top, and updated as often as possible.

Periodical Reports

ASPO Annual Report (ASPO, current)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

"A view to 2040" (ExxonMobil, current)

EIA reports (current)

"Preparing for Peak Oil" (ODAC, multiple reports, updated)

"Global and Russian Energy Outlook to 2040" (ERI RAS, updated)

"Signals and Signposts" (Shell, current)

Statistical Review of World Energy and Energy Outlook Reports (BP, current)

World Energy Council reports (updated)

World Energy Outlook reports (IEA, updated)

"World Energy Investment Outlook" (IEA, updated)

Non-Periodical Reports

"Peak Oil Demand and Long Run Prices" (BP, 2018)

Energy Transition Outlook 2018 (DNV GL, 10 Sept 2018)

Decarbonization and Peak Oil Demand: The Role of Policy in the Transportation Sector (Atlantic Council, July 2018)

"A Review of Physical Supply and EROI of Fossil Fuels in China" (China University of Petroleum, Nov. 2017)

"Expect the Unexpected: The Disruptive Power of Low-carbon Technology" (Carbon Tracker and Grantham Institute, Feb. 2017)

"Building a Positive Future for Bristol After Peak Oil" (Bristol Green Capital)

"Global oil supply: Will mature field declines drive the next supply crunch?" (HSBC, Sept. 2016) (second copy)

"A Global Energy Assessment" (WIREs Energy Environ 2016, 5:7 – 15): doi:10.1002/wene.17

"Oil and Debt" (BIS Quarterly Review, March 2015)

"Know Your Oil" (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace", 2015)

"Drilling Deeper" (Post Carbon Institute, 27 October 2014)

"Material Risks: How Public Accountability Is Slowing Tar Sands Development" (Oil Change International, October 2014)

"The Future of Oil Supply" (The Royal Society, December 2013)

"Economic Vulnerability to Peak Oil" (Global Environmental Change, December 2013)

"EROI of Global Energy Resources: Status, Trends and Social Implications" (United Kingdom Department for International Development, October 2013)

"The Shale Oil Book: A U.S. Phenomenon" (Harvard Kennedy School, June 2013)

"Peak Oil, Climate Change & Global Sustainability" (ASPO, 4 June 2013)

"Shortened world oil & gas production forecasts 1900-2100" (Jean Laherrere, 16 May 2013)

"Fossil and Nuclear Fuels--The Supply Outlook" (Energy Watch Group, March 2013)

"The Price of Oil – Will it Start Rising Again?" (OECD, 8 March 2013)

"Energy Insecurity: The False Promise of Liquid Biofuels" (Strategic Studies Quarterly, US Air Force, February 2013)

"End of an Era: The Death of Peak Oil" (Boston Company Asset Management, February 2013)

"Shale and Wall Street" (Energy Policy Forum, February 2013)

Related: "A Review of the Citigroup Prediction on US Energy" (The Oil Drum, 2013)

"Energy 2020: Independence Day" (Citi, 12 February 2013)

"Drill, Baby, Drill" (Post Carbon Institute, February 2013)

"Twenty-First Century Snake Oil: Why the United States Should Reject Biofuels as Part of a Rational National Security Energy Strategy" (Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, January 2013)

"Optimal Oil Production and the World Supply of Oil" (IMF, 17 December 2012)

"Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds" (DNI, December 2012)

"The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040" (ExxonMobil, December 2012)

"Peak Oil: Security policy implications of scarce resources" (Bundeswehr Transformation Centre, November 2010, full version)

"Fact Sheet: Energy Efficiency of Strategic Unconventional Resources" (US DOE)

"The Economics of Oil Dependence: A Glass Ceiling to Recovery" (NEF, November 2012)

"What Next for the Oil and Gas Industry?" (Chatham House, October 2012)

"Oil and the World Economy: Some Possible Futures" (IMF, October 2012)

"Trade-Off--Financial System Supply-Chain Cross-Contagion: a study in global systemic collapse." (Metis Risk Consulting and Feasta, June 2012)

"Response to Leonardo Maugeri's Decline Rate Assumptions in 'Oil: The Next Revolution'" (The Oil Drum, 11 July 2012)

"Oil: The Next Revolution" (Harvard University, June 2012)

"The Future of Oil: Geology versus Technology" (IMF, May 2012)

“Oil and the Trade Deficit: Rising Energy Expenditures and U.S. Energy Security” (DCES, May 2012)

"Rising Gasoline Prices 2012" (FAS, 1 March 2012)

"Financial Performance of the Major Oil Companies, 2007-2011" (FAS, 17 February 2012)

"Energy Security For Whom? For What?" (Corner House, 16 February 2012)

"Resurging North American Oil Production and the Death of the Peak Oil Hypothesis" (Citigroup, 15 February 2012)

"Climate policy: Oil's tipping point has passed" (26 January 2012)

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA, 23 January 2012)

"Burning Oil to Keep Cool: The Hidden Energy Crisis in Saudi Arabia" (Chatham House, December 2011)

"Impact of the Peaking of World Oil Production on the Global Balance of Power" (Lt. Col. Eggen, Swiss Armed Forces, December 2011)

"Special Issue 'New Studies in EROI (Energy Return on Investment)'" (Sustainability, 31 August 2011)

"Energy in 2050" (HSBC, March 2011)

"ECS Subcommittee on Ensuring Energy Resilience and Sustainable Growth" (Singaporean Gov't, 2010 ?)

On Climate Change and HK (KFBG, 19 November 2010)

"Future Sustainability Forecasting by Exchange Markets" (8 November 2010)

"Peak Oil: Security Policy Implications of Scarce Resources" (Bundeswehr Transformation Center, November 2010)

"The Next Oil Shock" (NZ Parliament, October 2010)

"Running on Empty? The Peak Oil Debate" (Australia Institute, 2 September 2010)

"Fueling the Future Force: Preparing the Department of Defense for a Post-Petroleum Era" (CNAS, September 2010)

"Peak Oil Vulnerability Analysis Report" (Dunedin City Council, New Zealand, August 2010)

"Global energy crunch: how different parts of the world would react to a peak oil scenario" (University of Oxford, August 2010)

"Peak Oil Background Study" (Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland, AU, 20 June 2010)

"Sustainable Energy Security: Strategic Risks and Opportunities for Business" (Chatham House-Lloyd's, June 2010)

"The Status of Conventional World Oil Reserves—Hype or Cause for Concern?" (University of Oxford, 26 February 2010)

Joint Operating Environment Report 2010 (U.S. Joint Forces Command, 18 February 2010)

"The Oil Crunch: A Wake-Up Call for the UK Economy" (ITPOES, 10 February 2010)

"Forecasting World Crude Oil Production Using Multicyclic Hubbert Model" (Kuwait U, 4 February 2010)

"The Peak of the Oil Age" (Aleklett et al, 9 November 2009)

"Oil Prices and Transport Sector Resilience" (New Zealand Government, November 2009)

"Redefining Prosperity: Energy Descent and Community Resilience" (Bloomington, IN Gov't, October 2009)

"The Peak Oil Market" (Deutsche Bank, 4 October 2009)

"Global Oil Depletion" (UK ERC, 10 August 2009)

"Energy Security: A National Challenge in a Changing World..." (UK DECC, 8 May 2009)

"BITRE 117: Transport Energy Futures: Long Term Supply Trends and Projections" (AU Gov't, March 2009) (second copy)

San Francisco Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force Report (March 2009)

"Giant Oil Field Decline Rates and Their Influence on World Oil Production" (Uppsala University, 2009)

"Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World" (National Intelligence Council, November 2008)

"Oil Vulnerability Strategy/Action Plan for Queensland: Research Paper" (AU Minister for Sustainability, Climate Change, and Innovation, September 2008)

"Peak Oil: Alternatives, Renewables, and Impacts" (Peak Oil Associates, 5 July 2008)

"The Impact of Peak Oil on International Development" (UK House of Commons and RESET, June 2008)

"Peak Oil Models Forecast China's Oil Supply, Demand" (Oil and Gas Journal, 14 January 2008)

"Peak Oil and the Australian Army" (LWSC, Summer 2007)

"Descending the Oil Peak: Navigating the Transition from Oil and Natural Gas" (City of Portland Peak Oil Task Force, March 2007)

"Crude Oil" (US GAO, February 2007)

"Draft Report of the Expert Committee on Intergrated Energy Policy" (IN Planning Commission, December 2005)

Forecasting production from discovery (Jean Laherrere, 19-20 May 2005)

"Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation, and Risk Management" (DOE, February 2005)

Asian Studies 41:1 (2005): Issue on Peak Oil

“The Oil Industry 2004” (Direction des Ressources Energétiques et Minérales de la DGEMP, 2004)

"Reserve Growth Effects on Estimates of Oil and Natural Gas Resources" (USGS, 2000)

"The End of Cheap Oil" (Scientific American, March 1998)

"Nuclear Energy and the Fossil Fuels" (Shell Development Co., June 1956)