Islamabad April 16 2022: Refineries throughout witnessed an increase of 6.34 percent during the month of February 2022 as compared to the corresponding month of last year (February 2021), OCAC reported.
The petroleum products that contributed in positive growth in production included jet fuel, the output of which increased by 27.29 percent.
Likewise, the production of kerosene oil increased by 8.53 percent, motor spirits by 5.39 percent, high speed diesel by 6.94 percent, furnace oil by 2.02 percent, lubricating oil by 5.9 percent, jute batching oil by 18.86 percent, solvent naptha by 18.55 percent, and LPG by 2.64 percent.
The variants that witnessed negative growth in production included diesel oil, the output of which went down by 68.48 percent while the output of all other petroleum products declined by 7.84 percent.
However, the overall throughput of Refineries during July-February (2021-22) witnessed an increase of 0.30 percent as compared to the corresponding period of fiscal year (2020-21).
During this period, the production of jet fuel went up by 27.53 percent, kerosene oil by 21.96 percent, diesel oil by 11.73 percent, lubricating oil by 14.86 percent, jute batching oil by 30.71 percent, solvent naptha by 14.42 percent and LPG by 3.97 percent.
The variants that witnessed negative growth in production during July-February (2021-22) included, motor spirits, output of which declined by 0.49 percent while the output of high speed diesel declined by 1.25 percent and furnace oil by 8.65 percent.