India’s gas demand rose 2.Eight per cent in August in contrast with the identical month final yr.
Consumption of gas, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 17.04 million tonnes, knowledge from the Petroleum Planning and Evaluation Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry confirmed.
Gross sales of gasoline, or petrol, have been 8.9 per cent increased from a yr earlier at 2.57 million tonnes.
Cooking gasoline or liquefied petroleum gasoline (LPG) gross sales elevated 13.zero per cent to 2.40 million tonnes, whereas naphtha gross sales surged 3.7 per cent to 1.15 million tonnes.
Gross sales of bitumen, used for making roads, have been 23.Eight per cent up, whereas gas oil use edged decrease 15.9 per cent in August.