This is an archived release.
Small decrease in sales of petroleum products
Total sales of petroleum products ended at 4.7 billion litres in the first six months of 2012. This is a small reduction of 0.8 per cent compared to the first half of 2011. There has particularly been a reduction in the sales of heating products compared to the same period last year.
The sales of light heating oil and kerosene ended at 188 million litres. This is a reduction of 84 million litres compared to the first half of 2012. The price of light heating oil has increased by NOK 0.56 and cost NOK 10.18 in June 2012.
Auto diesel and motor gasoline
In the first half of 2012, the sales of auto diesel ended at 1.7 billion litres; an increase of 3.2 per cent compared to the first six months of 2011. The sales of motor gasoline had a 6.3 per cent decrease and ended at 692 million litres. The price of auto diesel increased by NOK 0.25 from the fist half of 2011 to the same period this year. The prices for 95 octane and 95 octane motor gasoline increased in the same period by NOK 0.92 and 0.88 respectively.
Marine gas oil and jet fuel
The sales of marine gas oils had a 5.8 per cent increase compared to the first half of 2011 and ended at 953 million litres. The deliveries of jet fuel ended at 498 million litres, also up 5.8 per cent.
There were 21 delivery days in June, compared to 20 in June 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