BP plc

07/01/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/01/2021 10:28

Shocks to the system

COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented humanitarian crisis and, at the same time, has had a massive impact on the global economy. With energy demand so closely linked to human activity, this sector has been one of the hardest hit by the effects of the pandemic. As bp launches its 70th Statistical Review of World Energy, we take a look at five of the biggest shocks to the energy system over the past seven decades