Composite Barrel 1995-99

US Dollars per Barrel

1 European Union
2 OECD countries excluding Australia, New Zealand, Turkey and Iceland.

Notes Composite barrel is the consumption-weighted average of retail prices within the respective country. Industry Margin is a calculated value arrived at by subtracting the Tax and Crude CIF Price from the price of the Composite Barrel. Consumption weights for 1998 and 1999 are estimated. Totals may not add up, due to independent rounding.

OPEC Annual Statistical Bulletin, based on data from:
1 OECD, Energy Prices and Taxes
2 Oil Bulletin Petrolier
3 Energy Detente
4 National sources

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