Thai people back! Expensive oil imported for 11 months, rising 6.38 billion baht, paying a difference of 4.12 billion baht. Keep an eye on Omicron to determine the fate of oil use in 2022
News report from the Department of Energy Business (BOT), Ministry of Energy. An overview of the average daily fuel consumption for the 11-month period of 2021 (January-November 2021) said that the total amount used was 131.13 million liters per day, a decrease of 4.6% from the same period last year, which was at 137.38 million liters. per day It was a decline in commercial jet fuel, diesel, benzene, kerosene and automotive liquefied natural gas (NGV), which are still under pressure from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Continuing and still have to closely monitor the Omicron mutant covid to see how much impact it will have. because it will affect the use of oil in 2022
“From the aforementioned oil consumption, Thailand’s crude oil imports for the first 11 months of this year were at a level similar to the previous year at 844,811 barrels per day, down 0.9%, but the import value was 58,035 million baht per month, totaling 11 Month at 638,385 million baht, an increase of 412, 186 million baht from the same period last year, or 54.9% due to the relatively high level of oil prices in the world market,” said Ms. Nanthika.
As for the oil consumption, when detailed, it was found that the average use of gasoline for the first 11 months was 28.59 million liters per day. decreased 9.3% from the same period last year, all types In November 2021, consumption was at 30.53 million liters per day, up from 28.56 million liters per day in October. after the state relaxed the lockdown and reduced the maximum control Including the opening of the country on November 1, 2021, jet fuel must be monitored for the first 11 months at 4.48 million liters per day, a decrease of 39.9%.
The latest Omicron breeding system has resulted in the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) prohibiting passengers from 8 countries from flying into Thailand. And the state does not accept foreign tourists to register new to Thailand except Phuket Sandbox area. It is expected to pressure the use of jet fuel to slow down further. The diesel consumption for the first 11 months was 61.84 million liters per day. Decreased 5% from the same period last year, but only in November 2021 the consumption was at 71.87 million liters per day, an increase of 3.5% from the same period last year, due to the use of diesel for generating electricity combined with the growing transport sector. due to the expansion of the export sector
While the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for the first 11 months averaged 16.50 million kilograms (kg) per day. Increased by 7.7% from the same period last year due to the use of the petrochemical sector increased by 20.4%, the use of the industrial sector increased by 11.6%, the use of households increased by 1.5%, except for the transport sector, which decreased by 16.3 percent. For motor vehicles (NGVs) the first 11 months averaged 3.11 million kg per day. A decrease of 19.6% from the same period last year as a result of the spread of the coronavirus and the decrease in NGV service stations.