Ukraine discloses volumes of oil imports from Azerbaijan
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept.17
By Zhale Qasimova - Trend:
Azerbaijan transported 43,000 tons of oil to Ukrainian refineries during the first eight months of 2020, Trend reports citing the Ukrtransnafta JSC.
The volume of supplied oil in the first eight months of 2020 amounted to 10.3 million tons, which is 8.3 percent more compared to the same period of 2020, said the company.
“In August 2020, the volume of oil transportation to Ukrainian refineries decreased by 0.9 percent, making up 225,000 tons. Of these, the company transported 117,100 tons of Ukrainian oil to refineries, 43,000 tons - Azerbaijani and 65,400 tons - American (WTI),” the company noted.
“The total volume of oil transported from Azerbaijan to Ukrainian refineries from January through August 2020 reached 1.7 million tons, having increased by 12.2 percent compared to the same period of 2019. At the same time, the volume of oil transit to the Ukrainian refineries amounted to 8.6 million tons, a growth of 7.5 percent,” said the company.
“The total volume of Azerbaijani oil transported in August 2020 decreased by 8 percent compared to August 2019, making up 1.5 million tons. In particular, the volume of oil transit by pipeline through Ukraine declined by 9.2 percent, amounting to 1.3 million tons,” the company added.