Less gasoline, slightly more diesel
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 amounted to 419 million litres.

Sales of petroleum products and liquid biofuelsMay 2015, preliminary figures



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Less gasoline, slightly more diesel

In recent years, sales of gasoline have declined and sales of diesel have increased. The trend continued in May, but the increase in diesel sales appears to have slowed.

Deliveries and prices petroleum products, million litres and NOK. Preliminary figures
May 2015May 2014Change in per cent
May 2014 - May 2015
Total sales of petroleum products7486908.4
Motor gasoline104111-6.3
Auto gasoline, price14.015.0-6.9
Auto diesel3153140.3
Auto diesel, price12.013.2-8.7
Figure 1. Prices on light heating oils, motor gasoline and auto diesel

Total sales of diesel ended at 315 million litres in May. This is about 1 million litres more than in the same month last year. Earlier this year, sales increased by between 8 and 16 million litres compared to sales in the same month the previous year. The average price of one litre of diesel was NOK 12.03 in May 2015, which is NOK 1.15 less than in May last year and NOK 0.64 less than in April this year. Sales of diesel accounted for about 42 per cent of total sales of petroleum products.

In May, total sales of gasoline amounted to 104 million litres; a 7 million-litre decrease from May last year. One litre of gasoline cost on average NOK 13.99. This corresponds to a decrease of NOK 1.04 from May 2014 and a decrease of NOK 0.29 from April to May this year.

Total sales of petroleum products ended at 748 million litres in May this year.