June 10, 2020 / 3:11 PM / 22 days ago

TABLE-India's fuel demand falls 23.3% in May

    June 10 (Reuters) - India's fuel demand fell 23.3% in May compared
with a year earlier, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell
(PPAC) of the Oil Ministry showed on Wednesday.
    Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 14.65 million
tonnes, the data showed.
    Consumption of diesel, which is widely used for transportation as
well as for irrigation needs in India, was down about 29.4%
year-over-year at 5.50 million tonnes.
    Sales of gasoline, or petrol, fell by 35.3% from a year earlier to
1.77 million tonnes.
    Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales rose about 12.8%
to 2.32 million tonnes, and naphtha sales also increased by 36.4% to
1.08 million tonnes.
    Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, dipped 21.3%, and fuel oil
also dropped 7% in May.
    
    DOMESTIC SALES (in million tonnes):    
    
    
               2020  2020    2020    2020    2019    2019   2019   2019
  PRODUCTS    MAY    APR    MAR     FEB     MAY     APR     MAR    FEB
 Diesel        5.50  3.25    5.65    7.16    7.79    7.32   7.46   6.74
 LPG           2.32  2.13    2.31    2.12    2.05    1.90   2.26   2.21
 Petrol        1.77  0.97    2.16    2.51    2.74    2.46   2.58   2.26
 Naphtha       1.08  0.86    1.39    1.28    0.79    0.95   1.20   1.20
 Bitumen       0.57  0.20    0.53    0.67    0.73    0.69   0.89   0.66
 Fuel Oil      0.48  0.30    0.48    0.50    0.51    0.50   0.54   0.53
 Kerosene      0.18  0.13    0.15    0.18    0.27    0.25   0.29   0.27
 Jet fuel      0.11  0.06    0.48    0.69    0.68    0.65   0.72   0.66
 TOTAL        14.65  9.94   16.08   18.22   19.08   18.32  19.56  17.44
 
    
    
       NOTE: Total figures may not tally because not all items are
included in the table, and numbers are rounded. The numbers for
previous months may have been revised.

 (Reporting by Nakul Iyer and Shreyansi Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by
Krishna Chandra Eluri)
  
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