Oil market rebounds on IEA report

2015-01-16 19:00

World oil prices have rebounded after the International Energy Agency declared there were signs "the tide will turn" following recent multi-year lows.

IEA sees downward pressure on oil prices

2014-11-14 13:50

The oil market has entered a new era with lower Chinese economic growth and booming US shale output, making a return soon to high prices unlikely, says the IEA.

Global energy system under stress

2014-11-12 11:25

With fossil fuels set to meet most of the increased global demand for energy, the IEA warns that climate change targets are at risk and conflicts could still wreak havoc with supplies.

World oil demand to dip in 2015 - IEA

2014-10-14 14:09

The world will see much weaker oil demand growth in 2015 than forecast previously, the International Energy Agency has said.

Big hopes for African power capacity

2014-10-13 11:56

Power generation capacity in Africa will quadruple from 2020 to 2040, giving nearly a billion people access to electricity, says the International Energy Agency.

US oil boom to extend into 2015

2014-07-11 17:00

Global oil demand growth will accelerate next year as the world economy expands and will again be met by rising supplies from the United States.

Iraq oil supplies not at risk- IEA

2014-06-13 16:40

A lightning advance across northern Iraq has rekindled concern on oil markets, but the IEA cautions that supplies from Iraq may not be at immediate risk.

Crimea clouds oil market outlook - IEA

2014-04-11 11:49

The global oil market is returning to a rough balance but Russia's annexation of Crimea has clouded the outlook, the International Energy Agency says.

IEA raises 2014 oil demand forecast

2014-02-13 13:30

The International Energy Agency has pushed up its forecast for 2014 oil demand to 92.6 million barrels per day due to a rebound in growth in advanced economies.

World set to heat up despite green efforts: IEA

2013-11-13 12:20

Global warming is set to heat up with temperatures rising to nearly twice targets set by the United Nations, the International Energy Agency warns.

World's energy a dirty business

2013-04-17 16:37

Progress towards the use of cleaner fuel technology has stalled, with production of the world's energy as "dirty" now as it was two decades ago, the International Energy Agency says.

IEA sees sluggish oil demand in 2013

2012-12-12 19:28

Global oil demand will be sluggish throughout 2013 as economic expansion remains tepid and oil supply levels comfortable, the West's energy agency says.

West readies oil stocks release

2012-01-08 15:54

As Iran announced new military exercises in the Strait of Hormuz, the West readies plans to use strategic oil stocks to replace almost all Gulf oil.

New chief for the IEA

2011-08-16 13:18

The burden of oil on a broken world economy and damaged ties with Opec will be major challenges for new IEA head, Dutch politician Maria van der Hoeven.

Oil slides as China data disappoints

2011-07-01 12:01

Lower Chinese factory orders affected investor sentiment, dragging down the price of Brent crude by more than $1.

Greenhouse gas emissions increasing

2011-06-06 21:08

Climate negotiators are seeking ways to make industrial countries continue reducing greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitment expires next year.

IEA warns surging oil may curb growth

2011-04-12 10:44

The International Energy Agency says the recent rally in the price of oil may ultimately moderate through a slowdown in the global economy.

Oil in 'dangerous zone' for recovery: IEA

2011-01-05 10:11

Rising oil prices are entering "a dangerous zone" that could imperil a fragile recovery in developed nations this year, says the International Energy Agency.

BP oil spill was avoidable: IEA

2010-06-23 21:25

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a catastrophe caused by human error which could have been avoided according to the IEA.


IEA cuts 2015 oil demand outlook

2014-12-12 11:47

Global appetite for oil will grow at a slower pace in 2015 than earlier thought despite plunging crude prices, warns the International Energy Agency.

Oil price rout not over, says IEA

2014-11-14 12:27

Oil prices are expected to keep sliding well into 2015, held down by weak demand and increased shale production, the International Energy Agency says.

Global energy system under stress

2014-11-12 09:15

With fossil fuels set to meet most of the increased global demand for energy, the IEA has warned that climate change targets are at risk.

IEA calls on Africa to reform energy sector

2014-10-14 06:00

Sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector needs overhauling to help it power prosperity instead of being an obstacle to development, says the International Energy Agency.

5 things to know about coal & climate change

2014-07-28 14:28

Here are 5 things to know about how US coal exports shift the global warming problem onto other countries.

Emergency oil stocks have helped world

2014-06-25 16:30

The International Energy Agency says the world has saved $3.5trn over the last 30 years by maintaining emergency oil stocks.

Extra $44 trn needed for clean energy: IEA

2014-05-12 12:53

The global cost of securing a clean energy future is rising by the year, the International Energy Agency has warned.

IEA sees higher oil demand

2014-03-14 12:05

Global oil demand will rise faster than expected as the world economic outlook improves, the International Energy Agency say.

IEA focuses on energy-hungry Brics

2013-11-21 10:39

The International Energy Agency and six major emerging countries say they are exploring closer co-operation to boost market transparency and energy security.

Spend to limit climate change is lagging

2013-10-22 16:43

Spending on measures to limit global warming declined last year, and is deeply inadequate to avoid its worst effects.

Coal to rival oil as top energy source

2012-12-18 22:05

Coal will nearly overtake oil as the dominant energy source by 2017, and only a drop in world gas prices could curb the use of the dirtier fossil fuel in the absence of high carbon prices.

China to spend $27bn on green tech

2012-05-24 20:48

China's central government plans to spend $27bn this year to promote energy conservation, emission reductions and renewable energy, the Ministry of Finance says.

Subsidies for fossil fuels must stop

2011-10-04 22:10

The energy group IEA is urging an end to state subsidies for fossil fuels totalling $409bn in 2010.

Oil falls $2 on US, Europe debts fears

2011-07-18 17:52

Crude oil prices fell amid growing fears of a sovereign debt default on either side of the Atlantic and the possibility of an emergency stock release from the IEA.

Oil prices extend losses

2011-06-27 10:35

Oil has slipped in Asian trade on lingering fears of a financial default by debt-ridden Greece and the International Energy Agency's move to release emergency reserves.

CO2 record in 2010: IEA

2011-05-30 22:09

Carbon dioxide emitted by energy use hit a record high last year, dimming prospects for limiting global warming to 2ºC.

Oil higher as IEA warns of $100 price

2011-01-19 09:53

Oil has risen in Asian trade as the International Energy Agency warned that high crude prices posed a risk to the global economy.

Poor living in electricity dark age

2010-09-22 13:29

An International Energy Agency has said that the fact that billions around the world live without electricity is "shameful and unacceptable".

Energy world descends on Cancun

2010-03-30 18:09

The world's biggest energy sector forum is set to open in Cancun, urging oil producers and consumers to help prevent a repeat of the excessive price volatility witnessed during the economic crisis.

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