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TABLE-India's fuel demand in August falls 6.1 pct on year
September 12, 2017 / 10:08 AM / 3 months ago

TABLE-India's fuel demand in August falls 6.1 pct on year

    Sept 12 (Reuters) - India's fuel demand fell 6.1 percent in August compared
with the same month last year.
    Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 15.75 million tonnes
in August, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil
ministry showed on Tuesday.
    Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 0.8 percent lower from a year earlier at
2.19 million tonnes.
    Cooking gas, or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), sales increased 11.8 percent
to 2.06 million tonnes. Naphtha sales fell 7.6 percent to 1.06 million tonnes.
    Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, were up 8.5 percent. Fuel oil use
fell 6.9 percent.
    
    DOMESTIC SALES (in million tonnes):       
                       2017                         2016
 PRODUCTS  August  JULY   JUNE   MAY     August  JULY   JUNE   MAY
 Diesel      5.91   6.30   6.80    7.52    6.13   5.81   6.38   6.96
 Petrol      2.19   2.14   2.07    2.40    2.20   1.92   1.85   2.08
 LPG         2.06   1.92   1.89    1.79    1.84   1.71   1.61   1.60
 Naphtha     1.06   0.71   0.97    1.01    1.15   1.21   1.14   1.08
 Jet Fuel    0.61   0.61   0.60    0.63    0.56   0.56   0.55   0.57
 Kerosene    0.29   0.32   0.36    0.35    0.50   0.50   0.53   0.53
 Fuel Oil    0.54   0.54   0.52    0.63    0.58   0.60   0.63   0.61
 Bitumen     0.23   0.25   0.45    0.69    0.21   0.23   0.51   0.68
 TOTAL      15.75  15.48  16.33   17.83   16.78  15.63  16.48  16.87
    * The total figures may not tally because not all items are included in the
table and numbers are rounded. The numbers for previous months have been
revised.

 (Reporting by Vijaykumar Vedala in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)
  

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