Has Oil Demand Peaked?

1. BP sees oil demand already at a peak- BP (NYSE: BP) made major headlines this week when it released its latest energy outlook, which laid out three scenarios, all of which show oil demand either already having peaked, or peaking in the next few years in the most optimistic scenario. – In BP’s middle-of-the-road scenario (“Rapid), oil demand falls by half by 2050 to under 55 mb/d, while a more ambitious climate-focused “Net Zero” scenario leads to an 80 percent decline in demand. “Demand for oil falls over the next…