Oman’s re­fin­ery out­put rises 12%

Muscat Daily - - BUSINESS -

Mus­cat – The pro­duc­tion of re­finer­ies and pe­tro­leum in­dus­tries com­pa­nies in Oman dur­ing the first half of 2017 rose 12 per cent com­pared with the pro­duc­tion recorded dur­ing the same pe­riod of 2016, ac­cord­ing to the statis­tics is­sued by the Na­tional Cen­tre for Statis­tics and In­for­ma­tion (NCSI).

The statis­tics, based on the data of Oman Oil Re­finer­ies and Pe­tro­leum In­dus­tries Com­pany (Or­pic), showed that the pro­duc­tion of M95 grade petrol de­clined by 14 per cent to 7.68mn bar­rels dur­ing the first half of 2017 com­pared to 8.95mn bar­rels dur­ing the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod of last year.

Pro­duc­tion of M91 grade petrol reached 4.94mn bar­rels, ris­ing by 51 per cent com­pared to the same pe­riod in 2016. The sales of M91 grew by 27 per cent to 3.68mn bar­rels in the first half of this year.

The pro­duc­tion of gas oil (diesel) in­creased 13 per cent to 11.78mn bar­rels, but its sales de­clined by seven per cent to 8.14mn bar­rels dur­ing the first half of 2017.

The sul­tanate’s pro­duc­tion of jet fuel rose 22 per cent to 2.82mn bar­rels. Its sales rose by nine per cent to 2.36mn bar­rels.

Oman’s pro­duc­tion of liq­ue­fied pe­tro­leum gas (LPG) reached 2.24mn bar­rels, a rise of 74 per cent com­pared with the same pe­riod of last year. The LPG sales grew by six per cent to 1.15mn bar­rels.

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