Oil and Gas, Belarus Oil and Gas
The schedule of the deliveries of Russian oil to Belarus assumes the delivery of 4 million tons of oil in the second quarter of 2017 through the pipeline system, official representative of Transnef
In the second quarter of the current year, the volume of the oil supplies from Russia to Belarus will remain at the level of the first quarter, the Deputy Head of the Russian Ministry of Energy Ale
In 2017 Belarus plans to hold 3D seismic exploration at the volume of 292 sq km so as to find and prepare new oil perspective structures, specify geological structure of the existing deposits.
Since January 1 the Russian gas for Belarus will become more expensive. Its price will rise to 141.1 dollars per thousand cubic meters. This is 6.81% higher than last year.
Russia reduced oil export to Belarus by 30.8% to 2.623 mln tons in January-February 2017 against January-February 2016, the Central Dispatch Management of the Fuel and Energy sector reports.
Belarus reduced oil import from Russia by 20.97% to 18.1 mln tons in 2016, Belstat reports.
In 2015 the import of the Russian oil to the country made up 22.9 mln tons.
From March 1st 2017 Belarus increases export duties for oil and oil products shipped outside the EEU.
Disagreements between Russia and Belarus on gas issue remain.
The Government of Belarus has taken decisions on Russian gas and now they must be coordinated at the political level, the BelTA informs with reference to the statement of the E
Crude oil import t Belarus in 2016 fell by 20.8% against 2015 to 18.1 mln tons.
Oil import amounted to almost $4 bln (in 2015 – almost $5.7 bln).