Germany is the sixth largest consumer of energy in the world, and the largest national market of electricity in Europe. The country is the fifth-largest consumer of oil in the world. Oil consumption accounted for 34.3% of all energy use in 2018, and 23.7% of Germany's energy consumption came from gas.
German Gas Output down 3.2% in 2019. Germany produced 6.1bn m 3 of gas in 2019, down 3.2% year on year, oil and gas industry association BVEG said on March 16. Oil output also fell 9.5% to 1.9mn mt. Among the active oil and gas producers are UK independent Neptune Energy which took over Engie's upstream assets; Canada's Vermilion Energy, Germany's Wintershall Dea and a joint venture between