Fuel demand fell 5.zero per cent in November in contrast with the identical month final yr. Consumption of gasoline, a proxy for oil demand, totaled 17.83 million tonnes, information from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry confirmed.
Sales of petrol had been 5.2 per cent increased from a yr earlier at 2.67 million tonnes. Cooking gasoline or liquefied petroleum gasoline (LPG) gross sales elevated 3.5 per cent to 2.35 million tonnes, whereas naphtha gross sales surged 7.Three per cent to 1.35 million tonnes.
Sales of bitumen, used for making roads, had been 25.1 per cent up, whereas gasoline oil use edged up 4.Four per cent in November