India: In the month of september fuel demand declined by 0.1%

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India: In the month of september fuel demand declined by 0.1%

India: In the month of september fuel demand declined by 0.1%

Consumption of fuel, a substitute for oil demand, added 16.01 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry revealed.

Purchases of gasoline, or petrol, were 6.3 percent higher from a year beforehand at 2.37 million tonnes.

Cookery gas or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sales grew 6.0 percent to 2.18 million tonnes, while naphtha purchases fell 26.0 percent to 0.84 million tonnes.

Purchases of bitumen, used for constructing roads, were 7.3 percent below, while fuel oil use edged lower 3.8 percent in September.