Decrease in sales of petroleum products
Energy and manufacturing;Wholesale and retail trade and service activities
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Statistics show prices and sales of various petroleum products distributed by purchaser groups per month. In May this year, total sales of petroleum products decreased by 11.2 per cent.

Sales of petroleum products and liquid biofuelsMay 2014, preliminary figures



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Decrease in sales of petroleum products

Total sales of petroleum products ended at 690 million litres in May. This is a decrease of 10.5 per cent or 81 million litres compared with May 2013.

Deliveries and prices petroleum products, million litres and NOK. Preliminary figures
May 2014May 2013Change in per cent
May 2013 - May 2014
Total sales of petroleum products690771-10.5
Motor gasoline111117-5.1
Auto gasoline, price15.014.53.4
Auto diesel3143111.0
Auto diesel, price13.212.92.4

Sales of diesel ended at 314 million litres in May; a 1 per cent increase compared to May 2013. One litre of diesel on average cost NOK 13.18. This corresponds to an increase of NOK 0.32 from May 2013 and a decrease of NOK 0.19 from April to May.

Sales of gasoline decreased by 5.1 per cent or 6 million litres. The average price of a litre of gasoline was NOK 15.03; NOK 0.50 more than in May 2013 and NOK 0.34 more than in April.

Other petroleum products

Sales of the other petroleum products also decreased. Sales of middle distillate amounted to 156 million litres; a decrease of just over 17 per cent. Middle distillates consist of, among other things, marine gas oil and light heating oils. Sales of light heating oils amounted to 3.6 million litres in May. One litre of heating oil cost on average NOK 10.94 in May. This is an increase of NOK 1.60 from May last year. Sales of marine gas oil fell by 25 million litres and ended at 130 million litres.