Oil exports through the Transneft system in 2015 increased 7% to 230 million tonnes

Oil exports through the Transneft system in 2015 increased 7% to 230 million tonnes


MOSCOW, December 31. Oil exports through the system of OJSC “AK “Transneft”, according to operational data, in 2015 increased by 7.4% compared with the figure of 2014 and amounted to $ 229,6 million tonnes, said Advisor to the President of pipeline monopoly Igor Demin.

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“According to preliminary data, total exports increased by 15.5 million tonnes to 229,6 million tons”, – he said.

In particular, exports by the Druzhba pipeline rose to 52.2 million tons as against 48.9 million tonnes in 2014, China – up to 16 million tons from 15.6 million tons of Export through the port of Kozmino increased by 5.5 million tonnes to 30.4 million tonnes via Primorsk – by 2.7 million tonnes to 45 million tonnes via Ust-Luga – by 3.6 million tonnes to 26.8 million tonnes Export via Novorossiysk remained at the level of 30 million tons As specified Demin, due to the fact that because of the storm unsent three tankers. It is expected that delivery through the port will be resumed on January 1.

He also noted that supplies to the domestic market decreased by 12 million tonnes refinery by pipeline supplied 251 million tonnes of oil. Demin pointed out that it is connected, including, with reduced production of fuel oil in the country.

As previously reported by the Vice-President “Transneft” Maxim Grishanin, the company expects oil exports from Russia in 2016 will be 210 million tonnes, down from 222 million tonnes in 2015.