Oil transit through Ukraine to Europe increased to 1.326 million tons in January, by 13.5% or 157.3 million tons YoY, Ukrtransnafta has reported.
Oil shipment to refineries in Ukraine in January totaled 117,400 tons.
In other words, transit shipments accounted for 91.9% of all crude oil transportation and refinery supplies accounted for 8.1%.
Oil transit through Ukraine to Europe declined to 13.822 million tons in 2016, by 8.8% or 1.331 million YoY. Oil shipment to refineries in Ukraine in 2016 declined by 12.5% or 200,800 tons to 1.406 tons.
Ukrtransnafta, 100% of whose shares are in the trust management of Naftogaz Ukrainy, is the operator of the national oil transportation system.
Ukrtransnafta’s trunk oil pipeline system, which includes pipes from 159 mm to 1,220 mm in diameters, stretches 4,767 kilometers and through 19 Ukrainian regions. It has annual capacity to accept 114 million tons for shipment and to supply 56.3 million tons to Europe. (Interfax/Business World Magazine)