The shortage of export capacity, Transneft is forcing manufacturers to cut production.
Deliveries of Russian oil to Europe via the Druzhba pipeline resumed gradually, however, the shortage of export capacity, Transneft is saved, forcing manufacturers to cut production. As transfers the Internet edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to New times, reported by Reuters, citing its own sources.
According to them, the production of crude oil in Russia in the period from 1 may 26, fell to 11,125 million barrels per day from the 11,239 million barrels per day on average for April.
The export of Russian oil via the Transneft pipeline system in the period under review decreased by 6% compared to the average level of April, data showed industry sources and Reuters calculations.
The Ministry of energy declined to comment.
Sources in the trade circles believe that the decline in production caused by the restrictions on exports of raw materials in terms of the partial suspension of the Urals flow via pipeline Druzhba.
As reported, the concern Belneftekhim the evening of April 19 announced a sharp deterioration in the quality flowing through the pipeline from Russia’s oil. According to the group, the content of organochlorine compounds in the oil flowing through the pipeline Gomeltransneft Druzhba exceeded “ten times the limit values according to standard”.
Russia plans to supply clean oil at the Belarusian-Polish border by 10 June, which will allow to resume the export of Urals in Poland and Germany, which was stopped at the end of April due to the intrusion of Russian oil organic chlorides.
The price of oil exceeded $ 69
Earlier, Moscow and Minsk have agreed that Russia will return the reverse of 1 million tons of contaminated oil from the territory of Belarus back in your system, and then place it into the prepared containers. The implementation of these measures will unblock the export of Urals Northern branch of Friendship.