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Oil: Overseas Trade

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what estimate he has made of the (a) volume and (b) monetary value of refined oil and petroleum products (i) exported and (ii) imported in each of the last five years. (315578)

The information requested is in the following tables.

Crude oil and petroleum products

Value (£ million)

Exported

Imported

2004

16,470

13,820

2005

19,595

19,415

2006

22,135

23,390

2007

22,725

22,495

2008

31,790

35,070

Crude oil and petroleum products

Thousand tonnes of oil equivalent

Exported

Imported

2004

103,621

88,394

2005

91,498

88,832

2006

86,349

94,207

2007

88,464

90,112

2008

84,325

91,683

These data are published in the Digest of UK Energy Statistics (Tables 1.1 to 1.6).