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Russia's Transneft, oil firms clash over pipeline system clean-up

17 Jul 2019

MOSCOW, July 17 Major Russian oil companies have challenged a plan by Transneft that aims to resolve a problem of tainted oil stuck in Russia's pipeline and storage system by diluting it with clean crude, four company sources said on Wednesday.

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents

17 Jul 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents

17 Jul 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW, July 17 A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.

U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON, July 11 U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas

26 Jun 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON, June 25 In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world's second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over.

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.

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