This is an archived release.
Decreased sales in February
Total sales of petroleum products in February 2014 ended at 627 million litres. This equals a reduction of 47 million litres compared with February 2013 and corresponds to a decrease of 7 per cent.
|February 2014||February 2013||Change in per cent|
|February 2013 - February 2014|
|Total sales of petroleum products||627||674||-7.0|
|Auto gasoline, price||14.8||14.7||1.3|
|Auto diesel, price||13.4||13.2||1.7|
In February this year, the sale of both diesel and gasoline decreased compared to February 2013. Sales of diesel decreased by 2.8 per cent or 8 million litres and ended at 274 million litres. Sales of motor gasoline ended at 86 million litres; a decrease of 9.5 per cent or 9 million litres.
Sales of diesel and gasoline accounted for just over 57 per cent of the total sales of petroleum products in February.
The average price of one litre of diesel was NOK 13.43, which is an increase of NOK 0.23 from February 2013. From January to February, the average price decreased by NOK 0.06. One litre of gasoline on average cost NOK 14.84. This corresponds to an increase of NOK 0.19 from February 2013 and a decrease of NOK 0.07 from January to February this year.
Sales of jet kerosene ended at 93 million litres in February. Sales of heating and lighting kerosene decreased by 3 million litres, and ended at 2.7 million litres. Sales of light heating oils was also reduced. In February, sales ended at 22 million litres; 14 million litres less than the same month last year. One litre of light heating oils cost on average NOK 11.29 in February. This is an increase of NOK 1.23 from February 2013 and an increase of NOK 0.07 from January.
In February, there were 20 days of delivery, compared to 19 in February 2013.