Budget losses from counterfeit fuel amounted to 8 billion rubles a year

Moscow. December 17. The energy Ministry estimates the losses of the budget from the production of counterfeit fuel in 8 billion rubles, said the Director of the Department of processing and transportation of oil, Mikhail Gryaznov.

According to him, the Ministry has carried out an analysis of shipments of oil to the domestic market in the addresses of the consignees, not specified registries of the office as refiners. The total annual consumption of these oil companies is about 2 million tons. No refinery on the balance sheet of these companies “de jure” is not listed.

After discussing the problem with representatives of Rosstandart, the Prosecutor’s office, regional administrations and oil companies, it was decided to send the oilers recommendations to include in a contract for the sale of oil targeted for the purpose of such delivery, said Gryaznov

In addition, according to him, the Ministry sent requests to administrations of subjects of the Russian Federation on the activities of such consignees. Detailed information was collected from only 30 subjects. A number of regions, including Leningrad, Vladimir, Moscow, Novosibirsk region, Dagestan and Krasnodar territory, are unable to provide information that allows you to define the purpose of selling oil, the presence of an oil refinery and a list of products.

“In the near future the information will be consolidated and transferred to the General Prosecutor and the Federal Agency,” – said Gryaznov.

As reported, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex raised the question about the necessity of combating counterfeit fuel.