India's August crude processing drops as raging virus cases dim demand

Topics Crude Oil

By Nakul Iyer (Reuters) - Crude oil processed by Indian refiners slipped 26.4% from a year ago in August, the most in four months, as fuel demand remained subdued on skyrocketing coronavirus cases that hindered industrial and transport activity. Indian refiners processed 3.

82 million barrels per day (bpd) or 16.15 million tonnes of crude last month, 8.7% lower than in July, government data released on Thursday showed. Crude oil throughput in August recorded its largest year-on-year contraction since April, when it posted its steepest.....

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