§ Lord Mulley
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What amounts in each year were recorded as imports and exports respectively of oil products.
§ Baroness Denton of Wakefield
Provisional figures on the quantities of imports and exports of petroleum products for 1992 are set out in the table below. Figures for previous years are published in Table 66 of theDigest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics, a copy of which has been placed in the Library of the House.
Imports and exports refined petroleum products1 in 1992 Thousand tonnes Imports Petroleum gases2 1,302 Motor spirit and aviation spirit 812 Other light oils and spirit3 1,976 Aviation turbine fuel (kerosene) 754 Other kerosene 104 Gas oil/diesel oil 1,278 Fuel oil4 12,160 Lubricating oil 1,291 Other 2,041 Total refined petroleum products 21,718 Exports Petroleum gases2 2,322 Motor spirit and aviation spirit 4,503 Other light oils and spirit3 1,951 Aviation turbine fuel (kerosene) 1,096 Other kerosene 254 Gas oil/diesel oil 5,946 Fuel oil4 6,337 Lubricating oil 800 Other 748 Total refined petroleum products 23,957 1 Excluding pitch, minerals tars and natural gas. 2 May include small quantities of unidentified non-petroleum gases.
3 Including wide-cut gasoline, white spirit and petroleum naphtha.
4 Includes partly refined oil for further processing.
Source: HM Customs and Excise.