Transit of Turkmen Oil Through Russia Exceeds 320 Thousand Tons

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Transit of Turkmen Oil Through Russia Exceeds 320 Thousand Tons
In February alone, 240.66 thousand tons of Turkmen oil transited Russia. (Photo: Transneft)

Transit of Turkmen oil through Russia amounted to 320.46 thousand tons in January-February 2020, Interfax reported on Tuesday citing the data of the Russia’s Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK).

In February alone, 240.66 thousand tons of Turkmen oil transited Russia, according to the CDU TEK data.

Turkmenistan ranks second in the export of oil in transit through Russia, second only to Kazakhstan, which exported 2.14 million tons in January-February period (in February - 1.1 million tons).

The message emphasizes that during the period, the exports of Russian oil to non-CIS countries decreased by 21.6% compared to the same period last and amounted 32.83 million tons.