Hydrocarbon Processing Copying and distributing are prohibited without permission of the publisher
Email a friend
  • Please enter a maximum of 5 recipients. Use ; to separate more than one email address.



Taiwan sees rising crude oil imports, falling LNG

08.09.2013  | 

The country's two refiners, government-owned CPC Corp. and privately run Formosa Petrochemical, refined a combined 3.76 million kiloliters of crude oil, up 4.26% from a year earlier, the bureau said in a monthly report. Refinery utilization fell to 62.54% in June from 66.08% in the previous month, it said.

Keywords:

By FANNY LIU

TAIPEI--Taiwan's crude-oil imports in June rose 18.2% from a year earlier and increased 13.6% from the previous month to 25.53 million barrels, the Bureau of Energy said Friday.

The country's two refiners, government-owned CPC Corp. and privately run Formosa Petrochemical, refined a combined 3.76 million kiloliters of crude oil, up 4.26% from a year earlier, the bureau said in a monthly report.

Refinery utilization fell to 62.54% in June from 66.08% in the previous month, it said.

Meanwhile, Taiwan's imports of liquefied natural gas fell 4.9% in June from a year earlier, according to data issued Friday.

Taiwan, one of Asia's largest LNG importers, imported 1.55 billion cubic meters of LNG in June, down from 1.63 billion cubic meters a year earlier, but up 5.4% from the previous month's 1.47 billion cubic meters, according to the bureau.


Dow Jones Newswires



Have your say
  • All comments are subject to editorial review.
    All fields are compulsory.

Related articles

FEATURED EVENT


Sign-up for the Free Daily HP Enewsletter!

Boxscore Database

A searchable database of project activity in the global hydrocarbon processing industry

Poll

Will previously-planned downstream investments be cut back in 2015 due to lower global oil prices?


59%

10%

31%




View previous results

Popular Searches

Please read our Term and Conditions and Privacy Policy before using the site. All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws.
© 2014 Hydrocarbon Processing. © 2014 Gulf Publishing Company.