Belarus suspended transit of oil to Ukraine

Беларусь приостановила транзит нефти в Украину

The specialists make replacement graphics “dirty” oil in the pipeline

The transit of Russian oil suspended due to the lack of available tanks on the territory of Ukraine.

Belarus on Friday, may 17, again suspended the transit of oil via Ukraine due to the lack of available reservoirs on its territory for pumping dirty oil. This reports the press service of the concern Belneftekhim.

“Transit flow in the direction of an unstable Ukraine and is currently suspended due to the lack of available tanks on the Ukrainian territory for pumping dirty oil in the pipeline. According to the new schedule of pumping, its renewal is planned in the night from 19 to 20 may,” the concern noted.

It is noted that Belarusian specialists are working out with the Russian side, a new schedule of oil replacement on the net for further transit to European destinations.

“Currently, experts and organizations working in Moscow together with the Russian side, primarily on the technical issues of the reopening of the Druzhba pipeline. Creating a new production schedule of replacement of resources of PJSC Transneft pipeline existing oil with high hlororganika on the net for further transit to European destinations Friendship, as well as in the direction of the JSC Naftan”, – stated in the message.

The company said that the Mozyr oil refinery is running at normal load, despite the ongoing repair of the equipment.

The company also said that while the oil in the direction of Poland is not available.

We will remind, on April 19 the company reported a sharp deterioration in the quality of oil coming from Russia. Later it became known that Belarus will temporarily restrict the import of oil products for export to Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic States.

2 may in Belarus reported the flow of Russian oil through the Druzhba pipeline.

Ukrtransnafta announced a partial restoration of the transit on may 11.


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