Egypt’s diesel consumption dropped by 17.89% year-on-year (YOY) to reach 1.014 million tons in August 2018, down from 1.235 million tons in August 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Statistics published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveal that Egypt’s diesel output increased by around 3.5%, producing 650,000 tons in August 2018 compared to 628,000 tons in the same month a year earlier.

The country’s monthly diesel consumption decreased by 10.74% in August 2018, down from the 1.136 million tons consumed in July 2018.

Meanwhile, the country’s production rose by around 22.87% in August 2018, down from the 529,000 tons produced in July at the same year.