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= About =
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The '''International Energy Agency commenced''' its operation in 1974 under the auspices of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The IEA is the energy forum for 26 Member countries, all from the OECD, to improve the world’s energy supply and to promote reliable databases for energy-related information. IEA member governments are committed to sharing energy information, to co-ordinating their energy policies and to co-operating in the development of rational energy programs. IEA publishes monthly reports on electricity, natural gas, prices, and the oil market. The ''World Energy Outlook'' is the IEA's most comprehensive publication, and is considerd " the world’s most authoritative source of energy market analysis and projections." See [http://www.iea.org/Textbase/stats/index.asp http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/publications/].
 
The '''International Energy Agency commenced''' its operation in 1974 under the auspices of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The IEA is the energy forum for 26 Member countries, all from the OECD, to improve the world’s energy supply and to promote reliable databases for energy-related information. IEA member governments are committed to sharing energy information, to co-ordinating their energy policies and to co-operating in the development of rational energy programs. IEA publishes monthly reports on electricity, natural gas, prices, and the oil market. The ''World Energy Outlook'' is the IEA's most comprehensive publication, and is considerd " the world’s most authoritative source of energy market analysis and projections." See [http://www.iea.org/Textbase/stats/index.asp http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/publications/].
  
Other IEA sources used by IFs are the publications '''World Energy Balance and World Energy Statistics, '''which contain data on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste for OECD countries and over 100 non-OECD countries. Historical tables summarise production, trade and final consumption data as well as key energy and economic indicators. See [http://www.iea.org/Textbase/stats/index.asp https://www.iea.org/statistics/].
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The main IEA sources used by IFs are the '''''World Energy Balances (WEB)&nbsp;'''''<b>and </b>'''''World Energy Statistics (WES)''''','''&nbsp;'''databases assocated with the ''World Energy Outlook.'' They contain variables such as the production, trade, and consumption of coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables, and waste for OECD countries and over 100 non-OECD countries. Full documentation is available for each dataset detailing its contents, structure, definitions, geographical coverage, etc.&nbsp;
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World Energy Balances 2016 Database Documentation -&nbsp;[http://wds.iea.org/wds/pdf/worldbal_documentation.pdf]
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Worle Energy Statistics 2016 Database Documentation -&nbsp;[http://wds.iea.org/wds/pdf/WORLDBES_Documentation.pdf]
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= Data Acquisition =
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Unlike most data used in IFs, IEA data from the WEB and WES are not open source. They must be&nbsp;

Revision as of 15:34, 25 May 2017

About

The International Energy Agency commenced its operation in 1974 under the auspices of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The IEA is the energy forum for 26 Member countries, all from the OECD, to improve the world’s energy supply and to promote reliable databases for energy-related information. IEA member governments are committed to sharing energy information, to co-ordinating their energy policies and to co-operating in the development of rational energy programs. IEA publishes monthly reports on electricity, natural gas, prices, and the oil market. The World Energy Outlook is the IEA's most comprehensive publication, and is considerd " the world’s most authoritative source of energy market analysis and projections." See http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/publications/.

The main IEA sources used by IFs are the World Energy Balances (WEB) and World Energy Statistics (WES), databases assocated with the World Energy Outlook. They contain variables such as the production, trade, and consumption of coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables, and waste for OECD countries and over 100 non-OECD countries. Full documentation is available for each dataset detailing its contents, structure, definitions, geographical coverage, etc. 

World Energy Balances 2016 Database Documentation - [1]

Worle Energy Statistics 2016 Database Documentation - [2]

Data Acquisition

Unlike most data used in IFs, IEA data from the WEB and WES are not open source. They must be