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Energy matters

As the world’s population approaches 9 billion people in 2040, we are challenged to help improve living standards everywhere. We expect that progress will be powered by human ingenuity and the energy that helps make better lives possible.

Meeting energy demand safely, reliably and affordably – while also minimizing risks and environmental impacts – will require expanded trade and investment. It will require innovation and advanced technology. And it will require practical and robust solutions to meet the wide-ranging needs of individuals, businesses and governments.

Understanding the factors that drive the world’s energy needs – and likely solutions to meet those needs – is the mission of the Outlook. By sharing the Outlook with the public, we hope to broaden that understanding among individuals, businesses and governments. Energy matters to everyone, and we all play a role in shaping its future.

ExxonMobil is committed to doing our part. As one of the world’s premier technology companies, we are well-positioned to continue providing effective solutions to help meet the world’s energy needs while addressing the risks of climate change.