2 Dec 2019 11:07

Russian oil exports outside CIS grew 4.7% in 11M

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - Exports of Russian oil to countries outside the CIS rose 4.7% year-on-year in 11M, to 228.43 million tonnes, or 5.01 million barrels per day, according to preliminary figures from the Central Dispatching Department of the Fuel and Energy Complex (CDU TEK).

Oil exports to outside the CIS through the pipeline system of Transneft totaled 203.8 million tonnes (185.72 million tonnes of which were Russian resources), and 42.71 million tonnes bypassed Transneft.

Oil exports to outside the CIS in November alone fell 4.7% year-on-year to 19.36 million tonnes, or 4.73 million bpd.

Oil shipments through the Primorsk port via Transneft's pipeline system totaled 43.86 million tonnes in 11M, including 3.2 million in November. The figures were 30.26 million tonnes (2.53 million in November) for the Kozmino port; 19.74 million tonnes (2.4 million) for Novorossiysk; and 16.99 million tonnes (899,460) for Ust-Luga.

State oil major Rosneft exported 101.95 million tonnes of oil outside the CIS via Transneft in 11M, including 8.65 million in November; Surgutneftegas exported 29.37 million (2.44 million); Lukoil exported 18.35 million (1.53 million); Tatneft exported 9.84 million (760,640); and Gazprom Neft exported 7.99 million (447,460).

Companies that are not part of vertically integrated oil companies exported 15.27 million tonnes of oil to countries outside the CIS through the Transneft system in January-October, including 1.42 million in November.

Transit shipments totaled 13.98 million tonnes for Kazakhstan (1.06 million in November), 1.85 million for Turkmenistan (200,340 tonnes), 1.51 million for Belarus (137,700), and 738,560 tonnes for Azerbaijan (79,600 tonnes).

Russian crude exports to countries within the CIS fell 3.6% year-on-year, to 15.9 million tonnes. Belarus accounted for all 15.9 million (-3.3%), while exports to Uzbekistan dropped to zero.