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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.

Exclusive: Russian pipeline restart hit by dirty oil evacuation problems

21 May 2019

LONDON Hopes for a speedy resumption of oil exports from Russia to Poland and Germany along the Druzhba pipeline route are fading after plans to remove dirty oil from the pipeline had a major setback last week, three trading sources said.

Factbox: Russian oil flows to Europe drop amid contamination

21 May 2019

Russia halted oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline to Eastern Europe and Germany in April because of contaminated crude, contributing to a rise in global oil prices and leaving refiners in Europe scrambling to find supplies.

Exclusive: Western buyers freeze payments for contaminated oil in extended Russian outage

20 May 2019

MOSCOW Total and Eni have stopped payments for the contaminated oil sold to them by Russian firms and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what the sources say is Russia's worst oil supply disruption.

Tainted oil hits Russian revenues but rouble immune for now

20 May 2019

MOSCOW Russia suffered a $1 billion shortfall in export revenues in the first two weeks of May after the discovery of contaminated oil disrupted pipeline flows to Europe, a Reuters calculation showed.

EXCLUSIVE-Western buyers freeze Russian payments over dirty oil outage

20 May 2019

MOSCOW, May 20 Total and ENI have stopped payments to the Russian firms who sold them contaminated oil and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the stakes in what they say is the worst disruption to Russian oil supply.

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