This is an archived release.
Increased sales of petroleum products
In the nine first months of 2010, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 7.3 billion litres. This equals an increase of 3.5 per cent compared to the same period in 2009. The growth in sales of auto diesel continues.
Figures for the fist nine months this year indicates an increase in sales of auto diesel of 8.4 per cent. Sales ended at 2.4 billion litres, 189 million litres more than last year. Sales of auto diesel made up 33 per cent of total sales of petroleum products. In the same period, sales of motor gasoline decreased by 5.9 per cent, and total sales ended at 1.2 billion litres. This is 78 million litres less than in the fist nine months last year. Sales of motor gasoline made up 17 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products.
Increase in heating oils
From January to September this year, the sales of light heating oils and heating and lighting kerosene increased by 17 per cent and ended at 430 million litres. Sales of jet fuel increased by 6.6 per cent and ended at 712 million litres, while sales of marine gas oil and diesel had a small increase of 0.3 per cent, ending at 1.4 billion litres.
In September this year, total sales of petroleum products ended at 876 million litres, 3.3 per cent or 28 million litres more than in September 2009. Sales of auto diesel amounted to 288 million litres, a 7.3 per cent increase. Sales of motor gasoline decreased by 6.9 per cent in the same period, and total sales ended at 134 million litres.
There were 22 delivery days in September 2010, the same as in September 2009.
- 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