Vietnam’s Dec crude oil output falls 12.1 pct y/y to 1.09 mln T
Vietnam’s crude oil output in December is estimated at 1.09 million tonnes (257,700 barrels per day), down 12.1 percent from a year ago, the government said.
Crude oil output in November was higher than estimated at 1.24 million tonnes, the General Statistics Office said in its monthly report.
Vietnam’s 2017 crude oil exports were seen rising 0.3 percent year-on-year to an estimated 6.9 million tonnes, or 138,500 barrels per day (bpd).
The following table updates production figures for Vietnam’s key energy items this month.
Units: Oil, coal and LPG in tonnes; natural gas in billion cubic metres; electricity in billion kilowatt hours.
OUTPUT Dec 2017 2017 *Change y/y Targets 2017 Crude oil 1,090,000 13,567,300 -10.8 14.2 mln Coal 3,260,600 37,999,100 -0.5 36 mln Natural gas 0.81 9.8 -7.7 9.61 LPG 68,300 733,600 -14.8 N/A Electricity 15.9 190.1 8.9 N/A
NOTE: Crude oil and natural gas 2017 targets by PetroVietnam. Other targets will be updated once available.
* Change for the 12-month period
Source: Reuters (Reporting by Mi Nguyen; Editing by Adrian Croft)