In February, Transneft will start oil transit from Kazakhstan to Germany – media
(Added details of export plans)
MOSCOW, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Kazakhstan has signed an agreement with the Russian company Transneft for oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline, Russian news agencies reported, citing Transneft.
Transneft is ready to start the transit of 20,000 tonnes of Kazakh oil to Germany in February, while in January Transneft alone transported 500,000 to Poland via Przyjaźń.
Kazakhstan planned to export 20,000 in January. tonnes of oil via the Druzhba pipeline to the Leuna and Shwedt refineries in Germany. But according to three sources, there were no supplies in this direction.
“There were no deliveries through Druzhba in January, negotiations are ongoing,” one of them told Reuters.
Kazakhstan’s pipeline monopoly Kaztransoil
Transneft for booking additional Druzhba capacity to pump 1.2 million tons of oil to Germany in 2023, in the first quarter – 300,000. tone.
Earlier, the state secretary at the German Ministry of Economy told reporters that oil from Kazakhstan would help replenish supplies for refineries.
Factory in Schwedt
in eastern Germany, which, in accordance with EU sanctions, will no longer import Russian raw materials. ([email protected])