Petrol & bitumen sale ups on Azerbaijani local market
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 19 / Trend /
The State Statistics Committee reported that approximately 2.8 million tons of oil products were sold to the internal market of Azerbaijan in January-September 2009, compared to over 3.6 million tons in January-September 2008.
Some 752,000 tons of the total volume of oil products was petrol, which is an increase of 8.1 percent from the same period in 2008. The wholesale price for one ton of А-92 gasoline in the internal market (VAT and transportation costs inclusive) is 670 manats and А-95 - 736 manats. According to the State Statistics Committee, Azpetrol received over 381,300 tons of gasoline and LUKoil - around 117,000 tons.
In January-September 2009, 565,800 tons of diesel fuel was sold to the domestic market, which is by 26.3 percent less compared to the same period in 2008. The wholesale cost of 1 ton of diesel fuel (VAT and transportation costs inclusive) is 485 manats. Azpetrol received roughly 183,000 tons of diesel fuel and LUKoil - roughly 65,100 tons, the state statistics committee reported. The Azerbaijani State Caspian Sea Shipping Company purchased 13,000 tons of diesel fuel.
In January-September of 2009, 243,400 tons of fuel oil was sold to the domestic market, which is 70.8 percent less than the figure in 2008. The wholesale price of 1 ton of М-40 fuel oil in Azerbaijan is 100 manats (including delivery and VAT). According to the state statistics committee, Azerenerji JSC received over 118,000 tons of fuel oil and the Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery Plant - over 32,000 tons for further refinery.
A total of 276,100 tons of aviation kerosene was sold in this period, 30.5 percent less than in 2008. The price of aviation kerosene is 307 manats per ton (including delivery and VAT).
The sale of petroleum bitumen totaled 171,500 tons, an increase of 30.8 times from 2008. The wholesale price of 1 ton of bitumen BN 60/90 (VAT and transportation costs inclusive) is 160 manats.
In January-September, some 69,200 tons of LPG was sold to the interior market, which is by 1.4 percent less than the figure of 2008.
The other more than 717,300 tons of oil products were also sold, less by 3.8 percent than in January-September 2008.