This is an archived release.
Fewer deliveries of heating products
Despite a large increase in the sale of auto diesel and marine gas oil and diesel, the total deliveries of petroleum products fell by 1.8 per cent in Norway in February. This is mainly due to a large decrease in the deliveries of heating products and jet fuel. The total deliveries of petroleum products in Norway came to 728 million litres.
Deliveries of heating and lighting kerosene were reduced by 10.7 per cent while the sale of light heating oils decreased by 20.2 per cent. The sales ended on 16 million and 64 million litres, respectively. The total deliveries of heating product thereby fell by 18.4 per cent, or 18 million litres, compared with February 2004.
Compared with February 2004, the sale of dutiable auto diesel increased by 7.4 per cent, and came to a total sale of 131 million litres. The total sale of motor gasoline decreased by 3.2 per cent, and ended on a total sale of 156 million litres, while the sale of jet fuel were reduced by 12.9 per cent, to 62 million litres. Due to a large increase in the sale of bunker oil, the sale of marine gas oil and diesel increased by 5.4 per cent, to 147 million litres.
There were 20 delivery days in February, the same as in February 2004.