Graph of the Day for May 4, 2010

Bill Maher:  "... I mean Brazil got off oil in the last thirty years..."
George Will:  "Can you just explain to me in what sense Brazil got off oil?"

Maher:  "Uh, I believe they did.  I believe they, in the seventies, they had a program to use sugar cane ethanol.  And I believe that is what fuels their country."

Will:  "I think they still burn a lot of oil and have a lot of it offshore."

ABCNews.  HT: AoSHQ.


"The largest share of Brazil's total energy consumption comes from oil... Most of Brazil's crude oil production is offshore..."  The Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Source:  Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Hoven's Index for May 3, 2010


Rank of Brazil in the world in energy consumption:  10th.

Rank of Brazil in Latin America in energy consumption:  1st

Rank of oil in Brazil's energy consumption:  1st

Rank of Brazil in South American oil production:  2nd

Brazil's offshore Marlim Leste field's daily production capacity (barrels):  180,000 bbl

Brazil's offshore Marlim Sul field's daily production capacity:  180,000 bbl

Brazil's offshore Japuti field's daily production capacity:  100,000 bbl

Brazil's total oil production in 2010:  2.81 million bbl/day


Source:  Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Graph of the Day Archive.

Bill Maher:  "... I mean Brazil got off oil in the last thirty years..."
George Will:  "Can you just explain to me in what sense Brazil got off oil?"

Maher:  "Uh, I believe they did.  I believe they, in the seventies, they had a program to use sugar cane ethanol.  And I believe that is what fuels their country."

Will:  "I think they still burn a lot of oil and have a lot of it offshore."

ABCNews.  HT: AoSHQ.


"The largest share of Brazil's total energy consumption comes from oil... Most of Brazil's crude oil production is offshore..."  The Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Source:  Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Hoven's Index for May 3, 2010


Rank of Brazil in the world in energy consumption:  10th.

Rank of Brazil in Latin America in energy consumption:  1st

Rank of oil in Brazil's energy consumption:  1st

Rank of Brazil in South American oil production:  2nd

Brazil's offshore Marlim Leste field's daily production capacity (barrels):  180,000 bbl

Brazil's offshore Marlim Sul field's daily production capacity:  180,000 bbl

Brazil's offshore Japuti field's daily production capacity:  100,000 bbl

Brazil's total oil production in 2010:  2.81 million bbl/day


Source:  Energy Information Administration, Dept. of Energy.


Graph of the Day Archive.

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