This is an archived release.
Increased sales of petroleum products in July
In July, total sales of petroleum products amounted to 828 million litres; an increase of 5.5 per cent or 43 million litres compared to July last year.
Sales of auto diesel ended at 262 million litres in July this year, which is 24 million litres or 10.2 per cent more than in July last year. At the same time, the prices of auto diesel increased by 8.4 per cent or NOK 0.91. In July, a litre of auto diesel cost on average NOK 11.70. Sales of auto diesel made up 32 per cent of the total sale of petroleum products. Sales of motor gasoline amounted to 157 million litres in July; 4.9 per cent or 8 million litres less than the same period last year.
Sales of marine gas and diesel oils made up 19 per cent of total sales of petroleum products in July. Sales ended at 161 million litres; a small increase of 0.2 per cent or a quarter of a million litres.
There were 22 delivery days in June, and in June 2009 there were 23.
- Table 1 Deliveries of petroleum products. Million litres. Preliminary figures
- Table 2 Prices on heating oils and engine fuel. NOK per litres
- Table 3 Deliveries of petroleum products, by group of purchasers. Million litres. Preliminary figures
- Table 4 Deliveries of petroleum products, by county. Million litres. Preliminary figures