Energy India's oil imports in May sink to lowest in over eight years Updated : June 24, 2020 12:48 PM IST In May, India imported 3.18 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, a decline of about 31 percent from April and about 26 percent from a year ago, the data showed. The refiners, which normally book cargoes one-to-two months in advance, also deferred some term cargoes scheduled for lifting in April. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.