This is an archived release.
Decreased sales of petroleum products
In the first nine months of 2011 total sales of petroleum products amounted to 7.1 billion litres. This is a decrease of 3.5 per cent compared to the same period in 2010. The growth in sales of auto diesel continues. Sales of auto diesel were over twice the amount of sales of motor gasoline.
Figures for the fist nine months this year indicates an increase in sales of auto diesel by 4.9 per cent. Sales ended at 2.6 billion litres, 119 million litres more than last year. Sales of auto diesel made up 36 per cent of total sales of petroleum products. Sales of motor gasoline amounted to 1.1 billion litres, a decrease of 7.9 per cent or 99 million litres. Sales of motor gasoline made up 16 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products.
Light heating oils and heating and lighting kerosene decreased its sales by 18.9 per cent from January to September this year, and total sales amounted to 349 million litres. Sales of marine gas oil and diesel had an increase by 2.8 per cent and ended at 1.4 billion litres. Sales of jet fuel amounted to 659 million litres, 7.7 per cent less than last the same period last year.
In September this year total sales of petroleum products ended at 846 million litres, a small decrease of 0.5 per cent compared to September 2010. Sales of auto diesel amounted to 298 million litres, a 3.7 per cent increase. Sales of motor gasoline decreased in the same period by 9.1 per cent and total sales ended at 122 million litres.
There were 22 delivery days in September 2011, the same as in September 2010.
- 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