View monthly deliveries of five oil products, both total and per-product. Compare time-series graphs during three years: 2020, 2021 and 2022.

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Monthly Deliveries of Oil-product Fuels

Table shows Observed Gross Inland Deliveries (GID) of five oil products in terajoules (TJ), during the last three months plus year to date (YTD). Descriptions of GID and TJ net calorific values (NCV) appear below the time-series graphs (link).

Accumulated YTD deliveries this year, are compared to the accumulated deliveries during the same period last year. Percentage changes compare the most recent month's deliveries to one month and two months ago.

Previous years

Monthly oil-product deliveries during 2018 and 2019 appear the Open Data Portal (link).

Commentary

A review of January 2019 to April 2021 deliveries is available (link).

-Last 3 Months (TJ)YTD (TJ)% Change in Nov and YTD
Product Sep-22 Oct-22 Nov-22 YTD 1 month 2 months Jan - Nov YTD
Heating and Other Gas Oil 3069 2497 2619 33290 4.9 -14.7 -1.5
Non-Jet Fuel Kerosene 3165 3050 3440 27735 12.8 8.7 -19.5
Jet Fuel Kerosene 4119 3999 3099 39221 -22.5 -24.8 143.7
Motor Petrol 2669 2621 2624 28026 0.1 -1.7 13.6
Road Diesel 11259 11026 11486 120459 4.2 2.0 6.2
Total of Five Fuels 24280 23193 23269 248731 0.3 -4.2 11.8

Five Fuels — Total Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,23593,17370,20850
Feb,23465,17197,22149
Mar,25093,18998,23506
Apr,14864,20163,22564
May,16634,18578,22112
Jun,16363,20061,21720
Jul,19069,19989,21571
Aug,18241,20318,23517
Sep,20749,23984,24280
Oct,21189,23677,23193
Nov,18842,22087,23269
Dec,22050,23293,NA
Source: SEAI

Heating and Gasoil Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,2600,2359,3041
Feb,2455,2447,2844
Mar,3449,3165,3601
Apr,3235,3493,3124
May,3104,2545,2934
Jun,2964,3825,3055
Jul,3029,3366,2990
Aug,2789,3082,3516
Sep,3212,3585,3069
Oct,2915,3095,2497
Nov,2567,2843,2619
Dec,2517,2599,NA
Source: SEAI

Non-Jet Fuel Kerosene Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,4420,5374,3693
Feb,4885,5041,4691
Mar,6603,3920,3497
Apr,4864,3595,1972
May,3836,2032,1018
Jun,1496,1010,993
Jul,1158,801,775
Aug,1062,1433,1441
Sep,2603,3409,3165
Oct,4269,4295,3050
Nov,3619,3562,3440
Dec,5772,5044,NA
Source: SEAI

Jet Fuel Kerosene Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,2901,1036,2109
Feb,2602,694,1968
Mar,2338,818,2839
Apr,522,797,3696
May,801,893,3959
Jun,790,1304,4093
Jul,1192,1709,4563
Aug,1358,2156,4777
Sep,1239,2253,4119
Oct,1066,2388,3999
Nov,902,2046,3099
Dec,904,2311,NA
Source: SEAI

Motor Petrol Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,2604,1261,2192
Feb,2554,1356,2174
Mar,2266,1895,2645
Apr,832,2167,2564
May,1562,2332,2643
Jun,1923,2627,2602
Jul,2579,2744,2627
Aug,2526,2603,2666
Sep,2608,2719,2669
Oct,1987,2629,2621
Nov,1655,2341,2624
Dec,2455,2464,NA
Source: SEAI

Road Diesel Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,11068,7340,9815
Feb,10969,7659,10472
Mar,10437,9200,10923
Apr,5411,10111,11208
May,7331,10776,11558
Jun,9190,11295,10978
Jul,11111,11369,10615
Aug,10506,11044,11118
Sep,11087,12018,11259
Oct,10952,11270,11026
Nov,10099,11295,11486
Dec,10402,10875,NA
Source: SEAI

Gross Inland Deliveries and Oil-product Flows

Annex C of Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/132 on energy statistics describes Observed Gross Inland Deliveries (GID) as:

“The observed delivery of finished petroleum products from primary sources (e.g. refineries, blending plants etc.) to the inland market.”

Note that “observed” deliveries imply a bottom-up method of calculation. The description refers to an “inland market” that, for these statistics, means Ireland (without Northern Ireland). The International Energy Agency (IEA) uses an identical description of observed GID, while adding a top-down method to find Calculated Gross Inland Deliveries (IEA, 2019).

 

Calculated GID from Oil-product Flows

Gross inland deliveries (GID) are the quantities of oil-products flowing through the market from production to delivery, now ready sale or consumption. In practice, other flows earlier in the market determine the quantities remaining in GID. Refinery outputs, imports and stock draws increase GID quantities; whereas exports, international marine bunkers and stock builds decrease GID quantities. Interproduct transfers result from reclassification of products; therefore are reported as a negative value for one product compensated by a positive value for another product. The following equation shows the sequence of oil-product flows, as additions (+) or subtractions (-), to find Calculated Gross Inland Deliveries (IEA, 2019, p. 14):

Gross Inland Delivery =

+ Primary product receipts

+ Refinery gross output

+ Recycled products

- Refinery fuel

+ Imports

- Exports

- International marine bunkers

+ Interproduct transfers

- Products transferred

- Stocks changes

Terajoules Energy Units

SEAI’s monthly oil-product statistics are expressed in units of NCV energy: terajoules (TJ) that equal 1012 joules.

Generally, energy statistics for oil and oil products are reported by mass or volume, using kilotonne or litre units respectively. Each oil product, however, has its own net calorific value (NCV) per mass, thus conversion to energy values allows easier comparisons. SEAI uses NCV conversions factors published on its website (SEAI, 2021).

References

Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/132 of 28 January 2022 amending Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on energy statistics, as regards the implementation of updates for the annual, monthly and short-term monthly energy statistics. http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2022/132/oj

IEA. (2019). Oil Annual Questionnaire 2017-2021. https://iea.blob.core.windows.net/assets/39c58277-709c-41f5-88ee-1643903aaf19/Oil_Questionnaire_Instructions.pdf

SEAI. (2021). Conversion Factors. Ireland’s Energy Statistics. https://www.seai.ie/data-and-insights/seai-statistics/conversion-factors/