Costa Ricans Consuming Less at the Gas Pump
The National Oil Refinery (RECOPE) reported last week that oil consumption in Costa Rica during November dropped 13 percent compared with the same month last year.
RECOPE recorded consumption of 1,279,838 barrels last month – a drop from the 1,474,411 barrels in November 2007.
The fuel used for large ships marked the biggest decrease last month, dropping 82 percent below that registered in November last year.
Regular gasoline sales in November dipped 7.66 percent, selling 23,930 fewer barrels.
Costa Ricans also pumped 9.39 percent less diesel last month.
Bunker fuel, used by ships, sank 31.4 percent.
–Vanessa I. Garnica
You may be interested
Costa Rica’s rising coronavirus numbers aren’t simply due to more testingAlejandro Zúñiga - July 7, 2020
Costa Rica has averaged 251 new coronavirus cases daily over the last 10 days, by far its largest increase during…
Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 7, 2020Alejandro Zúñiga - July 7, 2020
Costa Rica confirmed 245 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 5,486 cumulative known cases, the Health…
United Airlines increases Costa Rica repatriation flights, including from Liberia International AirportThe Tico Times - July 7, 2020
The United States Embassy has coordinated with United Airlines and Spirit Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Costa Rica throughout…