Pipeline transportation of crude oil and refined petroleum products, October 2015
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Canadian pipeline net receipts of crude oil and condensates, and other liquefied petroleum products totalled 34.5 million cubic metres in October, up 2.5% from the same month last year.
Receipts from plants rose 8.8% to 18.7 million cubic metres in October, refinery and bulk plant receipts were up 6.4% to 4.9 million cubic metres, while receipts from other sources edged up 1.0% to 1.2 million cubic metres. Partly offsetting the overall increase were receipts from fields, down 10.2% to 8.5 million cubic metres, and imports, which edged down 0.8% to 1.3 million cubic metres.
Canadian pipeline net receipts of crude oil and condensates, and other liquefied petroleum products
Exports continue to lead net deliveries growth
Canadian pipeline net deliveries of crude oil and condensates, and other liquefied petroleum products rose 2.8% from the same month a year earlier to 33.7 million cubic metres in October.
Exports increased by 15.9% to 13.9 million cubic metres. Exports have increased year over year every month since March 2014. Lower deliveries to plants (-1.0% to 12.7 million cubic metres), refineries (-12.0% to 4.9 million cubic metres) and other destinations (-8.1% to 2.2 million cubic metres) partly offset the increase.
Canadian pipeline exports of crude oil and condensates, and other liquefied petroleum products
Crude oil and condensates, and other liquefied petroleum products held in tanks and terminals rose 10.4% from September to 7.3 million cubic metres in October. Inventories remaining in pipelines edged up 1.2% to 12.6 million cubic metres.
Note to readers
This report covers the monthly activities of all pipelines in Canada receiving and delivering crude oils, liquefied petroleum gases (propane, butane and ethane) and refined petroleum products.
Oil pipelines net receipts include receipts of products from fields, processing plants, refineries, imports and other sources. Total receipts include net receipts and transfers from provinces and other pipelines. Net deliveries include deliveries to refineries, plants, exports and other destinations. Total deliveries include net deliveries and transfers to other provinces and other pipelines, inventory changes and line losses and adjustments.
The difference between total receipts and deliveries is the result of inventory changes and line losses and adjustments applied to total deliveries.
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