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The Oil Market Report (OMR) is a monthly IEA publication which provides a view of the state of the international oil market, and projections for oil supply and demand 12-18 months ahead.

Since its inception in 1983, the International Energy Agency’s monthly Oil Market Report (OMR) has become recognised as one of the world’s most authoritative and timely sources of data, forecasts and analysis on the global oil market – including detailed statistics and commentary on oil supply, demand, inventories, prices and refining activity, as well as oil trade for OECD and selected non-OECD countries. 

The OMR is closely followed by government officials and policy makers, oil market participants, strategic planners, industry officials, academics, NGOs, multi-government organisations, the financial community and others.

Additionally, OMR subscribers receive a free copy of the annual Medium-Term Oil Market Report (MTOMR), which examines key industry themes on a five-year horizon, corresponding to the typical investment cycle. As the global oil market undergoes a period of dramatic transformation, the MTOMR is an exceptionally useful tool to assess the implications of current and future shifts in the geographical spread of supply, demand and refining capacity. Its analysis covers such themes as the impact of the global economic slowdown on oil demand, upstream and downstream investment levels, the globalisation of the refined product market, the pace of development of biofuels and non-conventional oil supplies, likely oil products availability and oil price formation. The MTOMR also provides detailed supply-and-demand forecasts for crude oil and oil products looking five years forward.

The latest and most comprehensive global oil analysis…

The OMR provides extensive, up-to-date analysis on current world oil market trends based on the latest data. The main market movements of the month are highlighted in a convenient summary, while detailed analysis explains recent market developments and provides an insight into the months ahead. It is the only regular, short-term analysis of the oil industry available based on information obtained from the extensive IEA network of contacts with government and industry. Recent reports looked at issues ranging from the impact of sanctions on Iranian crude exports to Chinese refining capacity expansion to logistical and other challenges to the United States light tight oil production.

…with the most complete data behind it

The OMR is the exclusive source for official government statistics from all OECD countries, as well as selected non-OECD countries, together with both historical datasets and supply-and-demand forecasts for the year ahead. Featuring tables, graphs and statistics, the OMR provides all the data necessary to perform ad-hoc analysis and track oil market developments and to identify trends in production, consumption, refining, inventories in OECD countries and prices for both crude and products.‌

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Key publications

  • World Energy Outlook 2013
  • Energy Technology Perspectives 2012
  • IEA Insights
  • IEA Energy Journal
  • IEA Partner Country Series
  • Policy Pathway Series
  • IEA Country Reviews
  • IEA Technology Roadmaps
  • Medium-Term Market Reports
  • Oil Market Report