About GlobalPetrolPrices.com

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We publish the most wide-ranging, reliable, and up-to-date information on retail energy prices around the world including motor fuel prices and electricity 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 2017.

You can read about our data collection sources and methods.


Our products include providing energy price data and fuel price forecasts. Our client list includes various companies such as Andurant Capital, Barclays, Babcock International, CAP Automotive, Descartes, Diageo, Dow Chemical, Eden Springs, Ericsson, Ferrero, Goldman Sachs, Heineken, McKinsey & Company, Lease Plan International, The Miles Consutancy, Morgan Stanley, Nissan, Petrobras, RBC Capital Markets, Tesla, TomTom, and Vitol among others.

Our data have been used in Bloomberg's quarterly review of world gasoline prices for several years. We have also provided data for the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects, to the Canadian military, to academics and individual researchers including at UC Berkely and the University of Maryland, and to government institutions such as the Chilean Library of Congress.


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.

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