Peak Fossils+Uranium in 2017

22 03 2013

Energy Watch Group predicts Peak Fossils+Uranium in 2017
A guest post by Dave Kimble of www.peakoil.org.au

In their latest report, “Fossil and Nuclear Fuels – the Supply Outlook (March 2013)” [ PDF 7 MB ], Energy Watch Group have updated their figures for oil, gas, coal and Uranium production forecasts.

These 5 charts (click to enlarge) from the report show the past production and future forecasts for the four different fuels, and the total.

EWG.world.oil-gas-coal-U-prod.1960-2030

EWG.world.U-prod.1945-2013

EWG.world.coal-prod.1960-2100

EWG.world.gas-prod.1960-2030

EWG.world.oil-prod.1940-2030

This indicates that Peak Fossils+Uranium production will occur in 2017.

The report is very long and detailed (178 pages), but shorter summaries are also available at their website.