Egypt’s diesel production decreased by around 7.8% year-on-year (Y.o.Y) to 544,000 tons in November 2017, compared to 590,000 tons in November 2016, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Consumption slightly increased by 0.42% Y.o.Y reaching 1.188 million tons in November 2017, from the 1.183 million tons used in the preceding year, according to statistics released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Despite the Y.o.Y increase, diesel consumption had decreased by around 1.25% from October 2017, when consumption recorded 1.203 million tons. Output decreased from the 587,000 tons produced in October.

In September, diesel consumption reached 1.082 million tons, while production reached 568,000 tons.