Operator of Druzhba Site Said That There Were No Problems with Oil Supplies from the RF to Poland
"At the moment, oil supplies to Poland through the Druzhba pipeline are carried out in accordance with the schedule, without interruptions", the message said. Earlier on Friday, the Belneftekhim concern stated that Russian oil was not supplied to Belarusian refineries, and the loading of these enterprises was reduced to the minimum technologically permissible level.
In turn, Igor Demin, the official representative of Transneft, told the Russian media that the transit of oil through the territory of Belarus is in full. According to him, Transneft is pumping as part of applications from oil companies. Starting January 1, she has no applications from these companies for deliveries to Belarusian refineries.
Druzhba provides oil supplies to Belarusian refineries and its transit to Europe. Each year, PERN, which acts as the operator of the Polish section of the pipeline, pumps about 50 million tons of oil from Russia into the national system, managing a 2.6 thousand km long pipeline network, and also has storage facilities with a volume of 3.5 million cubic meters and an oil port in Gdansk with a capacity of 40 million tons of oil per year.