This is an archived release.
Decreased sales and higher prices
In April, total sales of petroleum products ended at 693 million litres, which is a 3.6 per cent decrease or 26 million less than April last year.
Sales of auto diesel ended at 263 million litres; an increase of 11 million litres or 4.4 per cent compared to April 2011. Sales of motor gasoline decreased by 7.8 per cent or 10 million litres and ended at 112 million litres. For both auto diesel and motor gasoline the prices have increased. Compared to April 2011, prices of gasoline unleaded 98 octane grew by 7.6 per cent and for gasoline unleaded 95 octane grew by 8.5 per cent. Prices of auto diesel grew by 1.3 per cent.
Sales of jet fuel ended at 64 million litres in April this year, which is a decrease of 12.4 per cent compared to April 2011. At the same time, sales of marine gas oil and diesel ended at 147 million litres; 9 million litres more than in April last year. There was a decrease of 2.6 per cent in the sale of light heating oils and heating and lighting kerosene. Total sales ended at 23.8 million litres.
There were 18 delivery days in April, the same as in April 2011.
- 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