About GlobalPetrolPrices.com

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We publish wide-ranging, reliable, and up-to-date information on retail energy prices around the world including motor fuel prices, electricity prices, and natural gas prices. For fuel prices, we track the national average prices in 150 countries and over 250 cities globally. The series are updated weekly. Our data base consists of over 100,000 data points spanning more than 10 years.

For electricity prices, we track the national averages in about 150 countries. For each country, we calculate several data points for different levels of electricity consumption as prices per kWh vary with consumption. We have updated these series quarterly since 2018.

For natural gas prices, we track about 50 countries with several data points for different levels of consumption. These series started in 2019.

You can read about our data collection sources and methods.

To understand fuel price differences across countries and dynamics over time, you can also read our global fuel price primer.


Our team includes several analysts with graduate degrees in economics or finance and is headed by Neven Valev (Google Scholar, LinkedIn, personal site), a Ph.D. economist with over 15 years experience as professor of economics. Neven has published over 30 academic papers on international economics as well as numerous practitioner reports and media articles. Our team works as a research institute with the highest possible level of rigor adopted from academic research.

We also run The Global Economy that provides economic and business data for over 200 countries. We have been online since 2012.
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