SeenewsSeenews
Search
Seenews
AlertsSeenewsSeenews
Searchclose
TOPICS
arrow
COUNTRIES
arrow
INDUSTRY
arrow
Economy
arrow
Browse Economy
Mix and match your focus countries with our advanced search
Investments
arrow
Browse Investments
Mix and match your focus countries with our advanced search
Deals
arrow
Browse Deals
Mix and match your focus countries with our advanced search
SEE TOP 100
arrow
Browse SEE TOP 100
Latest in SEE TOP 100
Tech
arrow
Browse Tech
Mix and match your focus countries with our advanced search
Green
arrow
Browse Green
Mix and match your focus countries with our advanced search
0/5
You have 5 free articles left this month
You have 0/5 free articles
Sign up to get 5 more free articles this month
SIGN UP
arrow
LOGIN
arrow

Romania’s Jan-Aug Energy Output Falls 7.1%, Imports Drop 35.5%

Oct 6, 2009, 10:03:44 AMArticle by Vera Borisova
share
October 6 (SeeNews) - Romania's energy output fell by 7.1% on the year in the first eight months of 2009, while imports decreased by an annual 35.5%, the National Statistics Institute (INS) said on Tuesday.

Romania’s Jan-Aug Energy Output Falls 7.1%, Imports Drop 35.5%

Romania's energy production totalled 15.269 million tonnes of oil equivalent (TOE), while imports reached 7.163 million TOE through August, INS said in a statement.

A TOE is the rounded-off amount of energy that would be produced by burning one metric tonne of crude oil.

Romania's energy output and imports in January-August 2009, breakdown by type of resource (in millions of TOE, y/y pct change in brackets):

Domestic Output Imports
Total 15.269 (-7.1) 7.163 (-35.5)
- coal 3.772 (-15.6) 0.406 (-73.1)
- oil 2.773 (-6.2) 4.745 (-12.7)
- natural gas 5.856 (-4.9) 1.004 (-65.3)
- hydro and nuclear power 2.867 (+0.8) 0.039 (-21.0)
- imported oil products - 0.819 (-0.8)

Romania's electricity output and imports totalled a combined 38.469 billion kilowatthours (KWh) through August, down by 12.4%. The country's electricity output dropped by 12.2% as well.

Romania’s electricity exports in the eight-month period fell by 36.7% on an annual basis, or by a net 1.334 million KWh.

Your complete guide to the emerging economies of Southeast Europe. From latest news to bespoke research – the big picture at the tip of your fingers.