Turkey slightly increases oil imports in October

Oil&Gas Materials 18 December 2012 12:06 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 18 / Trend A. Taghiyeva /

Oil imports to Turkey in October 2012 rose by one per cent compared to the previous month, reaching 1.76 million tons, the Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority's report said on Monday.

Oil imports in January-October 2012 rose by 5 per cent compared to the same period in 2011, amounting to 16.2 million tons.

Diesel fuel supplies increased in October by 9.9 per cent to 691,000 tons, while imports increased by 3.3 per cent up 7.17 million tons for the nine months compared to the same period in 2011.

Petrol exports from Turkey in October rose by 12.8 per cent to 271,000 tons. Aviation fuel export fell by 1.8 per cent to 284,600 tons, and the ship's fuel supply increased by 33.4 per cent to 123,400 tons.

Petrol exports increased by 4.6 per cent reaching 2.19 million tons from January to October 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, aviation fuel - by 19.7 per cent - to 2.16 million tons, the ship's fuel - by 43.4 per cent - to 1.7 million tons.