This is an archived release.
Decrease in sale of light heating oils
The total deliveries of petroleum products in Norway in 2005 came to 9.3 billion litres, the sales is identical to the amount sold in 2004. The total sale of auto diesel increased by 7.2 per cent from 2004 to 2005, while the sale of light heating oils and gasoline decreased.
Compared with 2004 the sale of auto diesel had an increase of 7.2 per cent in 2005, while the sale of motor gasoline had a slight decrease. This means that we keep up with the trend from the latest years. Total sale of motor gasoline amounted to 2.1 billion liters in 2005, while the total sale of auto diesel came to 2.4 billion litres.
Heating and lighting kerosene and light heating oils decreased by 17.3 per cent and 24.9 per cent respectively. The total sale of jet fuel came to 813 liters in 2005, an increase of 5.3 per cent.
The total sale of dutiable auto diesel in December 2005 increased by of 8.4 per cent, and came to a total of 157 million litres. This increase was counteracted by a decrease in the sale of light heating oils of 12.1 per cent. The total sale of petroleum products came to an increase of 2.4 per cent in December 2005, a total of 775 million litres.
There were 21 delivery days in December 2005, the same as in December 2004.