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Energy supply in 2006 up 4.14% on year

Energy supply in 2006 up 4.14% on year

Taiwan's energy supply in the first five months of this year amounted to 57.10 million kiloliters of crude oil equivalent (KLOE), up 4.14 percent from the same period of 2005, according to a report released yesterday by the Bureau of Energy.Meanwhile, energy consumption during the January-May period increased 2.97 percent from the 2005 level to 43.70 million KLOE, the report showed.
Around 98.23 percent of the nation's total energy used during the first five months was imported.
With the continuing increases in international crude oil, liquefied natural gas and coal prices, the total value of imported energy grew 44.53 percent in the five months to May in comparison with the same period of 2005.
In terms of quantity of energy supplies, crude oil and related products reached 30.63 million KLOE, up 7.47 percent from the level for the same period a year earlier, while a total of 19.92 million KLOE of oil products was consumed, up 6.04 percent.


Updated : 2021-10-22 16:03 GMT+08:00