Statistics released by National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) show that average daily gasoline consumption rose slightly, hitting 60.7 million liters, up by 200 thousand liters against the previous week. During said week, total gasoline consumption stood at 425 million liters, up by 1.1 million liters, or 0.2%, week on week. NIOPDC’s data show that gas oil consumption witnessed a free fall, declining 88.9 million liters against the previous week. Gas oil consumption totaled 736.3 million liters during the week ended on December 28, down by 10%, week on week.
Meanwhile kerosene consumption edged up, hitting 142.4 million liters, up by 22.7 million liters or 18.9% when compared with the previous week. Average daily consumption of the product stood at 20.3 million liters. NIOPDC data indicate that fuel oil consumption reached 346 million liters, down by 30% compared to the previous week, while average daily consumption hit 49.4 million liters.