Transit of Turkmen oil through Russia in January-April 2021 amounted to 641.3 thousand tons, Interfax reported on Sunday citing the data from the Russia’s Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK).
In April alone, 160.59 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 4.62 million tons in January-April period (in April - 1.17 million tons).
The report emphasizes that during the period, the Russian oil exports to non-CIS countries decreased by 20.5% compared to the same period last and amounted 66.65 million tons.
During the period, the Russian oil companies increased their exports to CIS countries by 95.7% to 4.92 million tons.