Transneft plans to pump 40.2 mln tonnes of oil in December

TASS Russian News Agency | Dec 1, 2021 at 3:08 PM


MOSCOW, November 1. /TASS/. Transneft plans to transport 40.2 mln tonnes of oil over its crude oil pipeline system in December 2021, including 38.9 mln tonnes of Russian origin, official spokesman of the national oil pipeline operator Igor Dyomin told reporters on Wednesday.

21.7 mln tonnes of oil are planned to be directed to domestic refineries and 17.95 mln tonnes for export to CIS and non-CIS countries.

Oil throughput via the Druzhba export pipeline is planned as 3.12 mln in this month. Oil shipments through Russian seaports in December are expected to stand at 10.5 mln tonnes, Dyomin said.

Oil export shipments in December will add up to 1.6 mln tonnes from Novorossiysk, 3.1 mln tonnes from Primorsk, 2.6 mln tonnes from Ust-Luga, and 3.2 mln tonnes from Kozmino, Dyomin said. Petroleum product shipments from ports are planned in the amount of 2.4 mln tonnes in December 2021.

Oil pumping via the Transneft's crude oil pipeline system moved up by 8.7% in November 2021 year-on-year to 39.36 mln tonnes, the oil pipeline operator said.

Oil export shipments gained 5.2% in annual terms to 17.03 mln tonnes.

2.9 mln tonnes of oil were pumped over the Druzhba main oil pipeline in November, down 20.4% against the like period of the last year. 10 mln tonnes of oil were exported via seaports, with the increase by 33.2% in annual terms.