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International Index of Energy Security Risk: 2018 Edition

International Index of Energy Security Risk: 2018 Edition

This fourth edition of the Global Energy Institute’s (GEI) International Index of Energy Security Risk (International Index) provides an updated look at energy security risks across different countries for the years 1980 through 2016. The International Index is now published every two years, so this edition not only includes revised data but also adds new data for two years, 2015 and 2016, instead of just one. The risk index scores are calculated for the United States and 24 other countries that make up the Index’s large energy user group: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. The scores for these countries are reported in relation to an average reference index measuring risks for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries. The OECD average risk index is calibrated to a 1980 base year figure of 1,000.