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Petroleum industry says, there could be a shortage of diesel in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The FUP (Unique Federation of Petroleum Workers) said on Tuesday (24) that there is a risk of a diesel oil shortage in Brazil at the beginning of the second half of 2022. This is due to the expected shortage of supply on the international market and low world stockpiles.

Although the country is self-sufficient in petroleum production, it currently imports about 25% of its diesel needs for the domestic market, according to the ANP (National Agency for Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels).

This is due to the low utilization of Brazilian refineries and the non . . .

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