Russia increased the compensation Ukrtransnafta for pumping dirty oil

Payment from Transneft rose to 2.9 million euros, this amount is not final.

Russian Transneft brought compensation Ukrtransnafta for spilling oil with a high content of organochlorine compounds in the Ukrainian section of the Druzhba pipeline, to 2.9 million euros. It is reported online edition of the with reference to Interfax-Ukraine.

“This, in particular, has made it possible to cover lost revenue caused by temporary stop transit in April-may,” — said in Ukrtransnafta.

According to the Agency, the specified amount is not final because the “Transneft” continues to reserve power Ukrtransnafta under the oil with a high content of chlororganics.

As reported, as of August 1, Ukrtransnafta received from Transneft 2.3 million euros in compensation.

At the end of April 2019, after entering the Druzhba pipeline to the Russian raw materials with high content of organochlorine compounds and the corresponding refusal of its acceptance by European companies has been suspended transit via the territory of Ukraine.

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To resume transit of Russian oil to EU countries Ukrtransnafta managed may 11, after confirming the European side’s readiness to accept raw materials. Subsequently, on 17 may, in connection with the European partners need additional time for preparations, the operator of the oil transportation system of Ukraine for the second time we were forced to stop transit, resuming them may 21.

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