This is an archived release.
Fewer deliveries of petroleum products
Total deliveries of petroleum products fell by 12.9 per cent in November compared with November 2002, and totalled 711 million litres. Auto diesel contributed the most to the decrease, but the deliveries of almost all the remaining products declined as well.
For the past 12 months the deliveries came to 9 421 million litres, a 3.6 per cent increase compared with the previous 12-month period.
Auto diesel and motor gasoline
The deliveries of auto diesel came to 177 million litres, an 11.6 per cent decrease compared with November last year. For the past 12 months the deliveries of auto diesel increased by 3.6 per cent.
The deliveries of motor gasoline decreased by 4.2 per cent in November.
In November the deliveries of light heating oil and heating and lighting kerosene decreased by 11.5 and 25.0 per cent respectively, whereas sale increased by 55.6 and 25.8 per cent respectively during the 12- month period. Heavy fuel oil showed a small increase in deliveries in November and rose by 17.9 per cent in the past 12-month period.
There were 20 delivery days in November 2003 against 21 in November 2002.