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Russian oil exports via Ust-Luga to fall in third-quarter due to contamination

17 Jun 2019

MOSCOW Third-quarter flows of Urals crude via Russia's Baltic port of Ust-Luga are set to slide to 2.8 million tonnes from 9 million scheduled for April-June, a plan showed on Monday, a result of contaminated oil crippling infrastructure capacity.

UPDATE 1-Russian oil exports via Ust-Luga to fall in Q3 due to contamination

17 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 17 Third-quarter flows of Urals crude via Russia's Baltic port of Ust-Luga are set to slide to 2.8 million tonnes from 9 million scheduled for April-June, a plan showed on Monday, a result of contaminated oil crippling infrastructure capacity.

Tainted oil set for Russian refineries, ports after dilution: sources

31 May 2019

MOSCOW More than a million tonnes of contaminated oil from Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, expected to be shipped back from Belarus, will end up at Russian refineries and export ports after being diluted to usable levels, sources have told Reuters.

Tainted oil set for Russian refineries, ports after dilution -sources

31 May 2019

MOSCOW, May 31 More than a million tonnes of contaminated oil from Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, expected to be shipped back from Belarus, will end up at Russian refineries and export ports after being diluted to usable levels, sources have told Reuters.

Factbox: Russian oil flows to Europe partially resume after contamination

28 May 2019

Russia has partially resumed oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline, which runs to Eastern Europe and Germany, following contamination last month that buoyed global prices and left refiners in Europe scrambling for supply.

FACTBOX-Russian oil flows to Europe partially resume after contamination

28 May 2019

May 28 Russia has partially resumed oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline, which runs to Eastern Europe and Germany, following contamination last month that buoyed global prices and left refiners in Europe scrambling for supply.

Exclusive: Russia to pump dirty oil back from Belarus - sources

24 May 2019

MOSCOW/WARSAW Russia will pump dirty crude oil back from Belarus as it tries to clear a major pipeline of the contaminated oil that has caused the worst ever disruption to its oil exports, sources and officials said on Friday.

Russia removed 2 million tonnes of tainted Druzhba oil using rail, sea, storage: sources

24 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia is using rail, storage tanks and ships to remove contaminated oil from an export pipeline, and has so far extracted around 2 million tonnes of the tainted oil - or over a third of volumes hit, industry sources and data showed.

EXCLUSIVE-Russia to take back dirty oil back from Belarus -sources

24 May 2019

* Russia to take back 1 mln tonnes of dirty oil from Belarus - sources

Oil traders sell dirty Russian crude to Asian buyers

21 May 2019

SINGAPORE/MOSCOW Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes (5.1 million barrels) of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources and ship tracking data.

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