Nigeria imported 4.87bn litres of Petrol in Q1 2019 – NBS

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Nigeria’s importation of refined petroleum products stood at 4.87billion litres of Petrol in the first quarter of 2019.

National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, disclosed this in its report titled: “Petroleum Products Imports and Consumption (Truck Out) Statistics (Q1 2019)”.

The report indicated that the country imported 4.87 bln litres of premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly known as Petrol, 1.21 bln litres of automotive gas oil (AGO) or Diesel within the quarter under review.

It also  stated that 103.05 mln litres of dual purpose kerosene (DPK), 227.01 mln litres of aviation turbine kerosene (ATK), 95.09 mln litres of base oil, 18.12 mln litres of bitumen, 13.22 mln litres of low pour fuel oil (LPFO) and 310.84 mln litres of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Q1 2019.

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State-wide distribution of truck-out volume for Q1 2019 showed that 4.89 bln of premium motor spirit (PMS), 1.27 bln litres of automotive gas oil (AGO), 102.33 mln litres of household kerosene (HHK), 218.88 mln litres of aviation turbine kerosene (ATK) and 149.17 mln of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) were distributed nationwide during the period under review.

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 Q1 2019 IMPORT DATA (JAN -MAR) 2019 LITRES 
 PRODUCT  JANUARY  FEBRUARY  MARCH  TOTAL 
PMS  2,242,630,979  1,560,281,262  1,068,918,623   4,871,830,864
AGO       436,031,124       379,752,898      391,212,462  1,206,996,484
DPK          15,237,551         50,329,671         37,485,879        103,053,101
ATK (Aviation Turbine Kerosene)      128,230,919         39,507,069         59,273,875       227,011,863
BASE OIL        45,189,294        22,504,889         27,398,698         95,092,881
BITUMEN           6,931,945           6,001,941            5,187,176         18,121,062
LPFO (Low Pour Fuel Oil)           6,208,238            7,010,203                           –          13,218,441
 LPG       94,602,900        82,320,043      133,921,558      310,844,501
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