May 1, 2017 / 4:45 AM / 7 months ago

Japan 2016/17 oil sales fall to lowest in over 46 yrs

    TOKYO, May 1 (Reuters) - Japan's total oil sales in the
fiscal year ended March 31 fell to the lowest in more than 46
years, trade ministry data showed, reflecting a gradual decline
in demand amid a falling population and a shift to more
efficient vehicles and equipment.
    Japan's total oil sales fell 2 percent to 3.05 million
barrels per day (176.88 million kilolitres), marking the lowest
annual volumes in database that goes back as far as 1970/71, an
official with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said.
    Japan's crude oil imports in March fell 10 percent from a
year earlier to 3.2 million barrels per day (15.79 million
kilolitres), the data showed.
    Japan imported Southern Green Canyon crude from the United
States last month for the first time, after accepting the first
volumes of U.S. Eagle Ford crude in February, a METI official
said.
    For the year ended March 31, the nation's crude imports fell
1.8 percent from a year earlier to 3.29 million bpd (191.047
million kl).
    Following is a table of crude imports for the financial year
ended March 31 by source. Units are in kilolitres, with
month-on-month and year-on-year percentage changes. (1 kilolitre
is equal to 6.2898 barrels)
    
          Country              2016/17      Share    Yr/Yr
                      Total   191,047,357    100.0     98.2
                Middle East   166,573,411     87.2    103.8
                       Iran    13,344,698      7.0    138.1
                     Iran-L       503,919        -        -
                     Iran-H     5,489,924        -        -
                   Bahregan     1,094,858        -        -
                   Forozn-B     2,396,516        -        -
                   S-Pars-C     3,813,170        -        -
                    Soroosh        46,311        -        -
                       Iraq     4,680,591      2.4    150.1
                   Basrah-L     4,131,816        -        -
                   Basrah-H       520,860        -        -
                    Iraq-Fo        27,915        -        -
               Saudi Arabia    71,417,170     37.4    108.6
                     Arab-L    23,822,221        -        -
                     Arab-H     9,154,833        -        -
                     Arab-M     8,569,992        -        -
                   Arab-E-L    27,578,620        -        -
                   Arab-S-L     2,263,187        -        -
                   Ara-L-Fo        28,317        -        -
                     Kuwait    12,601,279      6.6     83.3
                     Kuwait    12,574,480        -        -
                   Kwait-Fo        26,799        -        -
                      Qatar    16,586,647      8.7    101.1
                      Qatar     4,147,116        -        -
                    Qatar-M     5,263,039        -        -
                   A-Shahen     3,017,451        -        -
                   Lowsul-C       471,402        -        -
                   Deod-F-C     3,687,639        -        -
                       Oman     2,649,428      1.4    272.5
                       Oman     2,601,471        -        -
                   Westbukh        47,957        -        -
       United Arab Emirates    45,293,598     23.7     92.1
                     Murban    12,496,871        -        -
                      Dubai       438,475        -        -
                   Sharja-C        37,729        -        -
                    U-Zakum    11,962,216        -        -
                   Mubara-B     1,200,289        -        -
                   Murbn-Fo        61,294        -        -
                        DAS    19,096,724        -        -
      East and Central Asia       506,893      0.3     33.1
                 Kazakhstan       506,893      0.3     33.1
                      Cpc-B       506,893        -        -
            South East Asia     4,557,122      2.4     64.4
                   Viet Nam       776,854      0.4     55.1
                    Bach Ho        45,100        -        -
                       Ruby       216,818        -        -
                    Sutuden       322,116        -        -
                   Chim-Sao       192,820        -        -
                   Malaysia       957,041      0.5     83.5
                     Dulang       408,057        -        -
                   Penara-B        39,293        -        -
                      Sepat       161,708        -        -
                     Cendor        92,778        -        -
                   Mysia-Fo       156,643        -        -
                     Bertam        52,915        -        -
                   Kidurong        45,647        -        -
                     Brunei       110,923      0.1     41.0
                   Champion       110,923        -        -
                  Indonesia     2,712,304      1.4     63.8
                      Cinta        15,212        -        -
                       Duri       911,495        -        -
                   Sumatr-L     1,108,046        -        -
                    Bekapai        80,364        -        -
                     Widuri        30,363        -        -
                   Seniph-C       110,257        -        -
                   Kajisemo        68,034        -        -
                   Hndl-Mix       161,674        -        -
                   Tanguh-C        13,426        -        -
                   Senoro-C        36,163        -        -
                   Ketapang       120,236        -        -
                   Banyu-Ur        57,034        -        -
                     Europe    11,073,478      5.8     70.7
                     Russia    11,073,478      5.8     70.7
                      Sokol     3,934,376        -        -
                     Espo-B     4,269,936        -        -
                   Sakhal-B     2,869,166        -        -
              North America       850,990      0.4    415.4
   United States of America       850,990      0.4    415.4
                        WTI       437,659        -        -
                        ANS       143,598        -        -
                   Bhproc-C       107,788        -        -
                   Egl-Ford        82,955        -        -
                        SGC        78,990        -        -
  Central and South America     6,718,121      3.5    105.2
                     Mexico     5,063,736      2.7    169.5
                    Isthmus     4,329,500        -        -
                       Maya       734,236        -        -
                   Colombia       395,964      0.2     25.1
                   Castla-B       395,964        -        -
                  Venezuela       311,184      0.2     67.2
                   Sant-Bar       311,184        -        -
                    Ecuador       947,237      0.5     69.7
                       Napo       947,237        -        -
                     Africa       161,036      0.1      9.5
                    Algeria       161,036      0.1        -
                   Sahara-B       161,036        -        -
                    Oceania       606,306      0.3     39.3
                  Australia       606,306      0.3     59.2
                       Soyu        67,720        -        -
                     Wandoo       279,348        -        -
                    Varanus        32,940        -        -
                    Enfield       106,606        -        -
                    Pluto-C       119,692        -        -
 

 (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)
  

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below