Transit of Turkmen oil through Russia in the first half of 2021 amounted to 1.05 million tons, Interfax reported last Friday citing the data from the Russia’s Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK).
In June alone, 239.85 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 6.73 million tons in January-June 2021 (in June - 1.14 million tons).
The report emphasizes that during the period, the Russian oil exports to non-CIS countries decreased by 12.1% compared to the same period last year and amounted 104.06 million tons.
During the period, the Russian oil companies increased their exports to CIS countries by 34% to 6.22 million tons.