27 Sep '12, 9am

Latest DECC #energy production, consumption and price #statistics published

Indigenous production of fuels in the UK fell by 10.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2012 compared with a year earlier. Oil production fell by 12.2 per cent and natural gas production fell by 13.9; these falls were due to maintenance activity and slowdowns on a number of fields. Total primary energy consumption for energy uses rose by 6.3 per cent. However, when adjusted to take account of weather differences between the second quarter of 2011 and the second quarter of 2012, primary energy consumption rose by 0.8 per cent. Final energy consumption rose by 5.1 per cent, with domestic consumption up 32.8 per cent; domestic consumption in the second quarter of 2011 was particularly low due to warmer weather last year. Total deliveries of the key transport fuels were down 6.3 per cent when compared to the same period last year. Motor spirit deliveries fell by 10.6 per cent,...

Full article: http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/news/pn12_109a/pn12...

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