HC Deb 11 February 1980 vol 978 c426W
Mr. Hannam

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what quantities of (a) butane liquid petroleum gas, and (b) propane liquid petroleum gas were produced, delivered, and shipped into the United Kingdom during the past 12 months to the latest convenient date; and of the totals, what quantities of each were made available for (i) use by private industry as an energy source, (ii) non-energy use, (iii) nationalised industries and (iv) export.

Mr. Gray

The information for the 12 months ended 30 November 1979 is as follows:

Butane (thousand tonnes) Propane (thousand tonnes)
Production including indigenous receipts 1,204 873
Arrivals 93 41
Inland deliveries:
Energy use 851 516
Non-energy use 47 45
Shipments 378 361

I regret that a split of deliveries between private industry and nationalised industries is not available. Differences between supply and disposals reflect refinery use and stock change.