Azerbaijan to start oil supplies to Belarus via Odessa - Brody oil pipeline today
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan.29 / Trend /
Constant oil supplies via the Odessa - Brody pipeline for the Mozyr oil refinery will start from Jan.29, BELTA quotes Belarusian First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko, as saying.
According to him, a tanker with Azerbaijani oil, which will replace Venezuelan oil according to the swap agreement, has been already moored to the seaport. As was previously reported, this year it is planned to pump about 4 million tons of hydrocarbon raw material on the similar scheme.
The Belarusian, Venezuelan and Azerbaijani sides have agreed to swap supplies. Specifically, the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) is interested in acquiring Venezuelan Santa Barbara oil to sell on the U.S. market. SOCAR would supply oil to Belarus and receive the same amount from Venezuela.