This is an archived release.
Small increase in petroleum products
In January this year, total sales of petroleum products ended at 785 million litres; a 1.3 per cent increase compared to January last year.
Sales of auto diesel amounted to about 35 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products in January and ended at 271 million litres. This equals an increase of 4.9 or almost 13 million litres. Simultaneously, sales of motor gasoline decreased by 7.1 per cent and ended at 115 million litres; 9 million litres less than in January last year. Sales of motor gasoline amounted 15 per cent of total sales of petroleum products.
The prices rose for motor gasoline and on average cost NOK 13.74 for unleaded 98 octane and NOK 13.33 for unleaded 95 octane; an increase of 7.6 and 7.7 per cent respectably. Simultaneously, the prices for auto diesel in January were on average NOK 12.69; an 11.1 per cent increase.
Decreased sales of heating products
Sales of heating and lighting kerosene and light heating oils amounted to 76 million litres, which is 14 million litres less than January last year and a 16 per cent decrease.
Sales of marine gas oil and diesel amounted to almost 20 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products in January. Sales ended at 156 million litres; a 21 per cent increase.
There were 21 delivery days in January this year, and in January 2010 there were 20.
- 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