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|The Supply and Disposition of Refined Petroleum Products in Canada
Analysis – January 2006
Refinery production levels decreased 3.0% compared to the same month a year earlier. The largest decreases were seen in petrochemical feedstock (-150. 7 thousand cubic metres or
The total volume of crude oil and equivalents received by refineries amounted to 8 715.4 thousand cubic metres, a decrease of 6.7% when compared to January 2005. This decrease was due to lower receipts of imported crude (-20.3%) but was offset by an increased in domestic crude receipts (+6.7%).
January, imports of crude and equivalents from Algeria accounted for 26% of total imports, followed by United Kingdom at 15% and Norway at 12%.
Sales of refined petroleum products totalled 7,811.4 thousand cubic metres, down 9.6% from January 2005. This decrease was largely due to lower demand for heavy fuel oil (-277.0 thousand cubic metres or