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Government of India
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
02-December-2019 15:56 IST
Import of Crude Oil Substitute

The details of month wise crude oil import quantity and value during the year 2018-19 are given below:

CRUDE OIL IMPORT QUANTITY AND VALUE DURING THE YEAR 2018-19

QUANTITY

VALUE

 

MMT

US $ (Billion)

`  crore

April, 2018

17.3

8.3

54774

May, 2018

20.0

10.2

68799

June, 2018

19.5

10.2

69746

July, 2018

19.6

10.3

71013

August, 2018

18.6

9.8

69055

September, 2018

17.9

9.8

70493

October, 2018

21.1

11.7

84902

November, 2018

17.0

8.3

59275

December, 2018

19.5

8.4

59455

January, 2019

19.7

8.3

58811

February, 2019

17.1

7.7

54282

March, 2019

19.2

8.9

62578

Total 2018-19

226.5

111.9

783183

Government has notified National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 which inter-alia aims to promote/increase blending of biofuels from domestic sources in petrol and diesel to address environment issues and reduce imports.

This information was given by the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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