The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas R.P.N. Singh informed the Lok Sabha in written reply today that India’s provisional crude oil import during 2011-12 stop at 172.11 MMT. This was 5% more than the crude oil import of 163.59 MMT in 2010-11.
He also informed that a total of 204.8 MMT crude oil was by India processed refineries in 2011-12 against 196.5 MMT in 2010-11.
Further, Singh provided to the House percentage increase in the crude oil import over the last ten years and the details of the total consumption of crude oil in the country as below:
I. Crude oil import over the last ten years
(Million Metric Tonnes)