Transit of Turkmen Oil Through Russia Exceeds 1.1 Million Tons

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Transit of Turkmen Oil Through Russia Exceeds 1.1 Million Tons
Turkmenistan ranks second in the export of oil in transit through Russia, second only to Kazakhstan. (Photo: Transneft)

Transit of Turkmen oil through Russia in January-July of 2021 amounted to 1.13 million tons, the Moscow-based Interfax news agency reported on Monday citing the data from the Russia’s Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK).

In July alone, 79.99 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 7.82 million tons in January-July 2021 (in July - 1.09 million tons).

The report emphasizes that during the period, the Russian oil exports to non-CIS countries decreased by 9.1% compared to the same period last year and amounted 122.01 million tons.

During the period, the Russian oil companies increased their exports to CIS countries by 15.5% to 7.09 million tons.