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

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 Feb and YTD 2021
Product Dec-21 Jan-22 Feb-22 YTD 1 month 2 months Jan - Feb YTD
Heating and Other Gas Oil 2599 3041 2844 5885 -6.5 9.4 22.5
Non-Jet Fuel Kerosene 5044 3693 4691 8384 27 -7 -19.5
Jet Fuel Kerosene 2311 2109 1968 4077 -6.7 -14.8 135.7
Motor Petrol 2464 2192 2174 4366 -0.8 -11.8 66.8
Road Diesel 10875 9815 10472 20287 6.7 -3.7 35.3
Total of Five Fuels 23293 20850 22149 42999 6.2 -4.9 24.4

Five Fuels — Total Deliveries

month,2020,2021,2022
Jan,23593,17370,20850
Feb,23465,17197,22149
Mar,25093,18998,NA
Apr,14864,20163,NA
May,16634,18578,NA
Jun,16363,20061,NA
Jul,19069,19989,NA
Aug,18241,20318,NA
Sep,20749,23984,NA
Oct,21189,23677,NA
Nov,18842,22087,NA
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,NA
Apr,3235,3493,NA
May,3104,2545,NA
Jun,2964,3825,NA
Jul,3029,3366,NA
Aug,2789,3082,NA
Sep,3212,3585,NA
Oct,2915,3095,NA
Nov,2567,2843,NA
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,NA
Apr,4864,3595,NA
May,3836,2032,NA
Jun,1496,1010,NA
Jul,1158,801,NA
Aug,1062,1433,NA
Sep,2603,3409,NA
Oct,4269,4295,NA
Nov,3619,3562,NA
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,NA
Apr,522,797,NA
May,801,893,NA
Jun,790,1304,NA
Jul,1192,1709,NA
Aug,1358,2156,NA
Sep,1239,2253,NA
Oct,1066,2388,NA
Nov,902,2046,NA
Dec,904,2311,NA
Source: SEAI

Motor Petrol Deliveries

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

Road Diesel Deliveries

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

Gross Inland Deliveries and Oil-product Flows

Annex C of Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/2146 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) 2019/2146 of 26 November 2019 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. https://op.europa.eu/s/phOw

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/