During 2 months since the beginning of the year, state-owned Ukrtransnanafta transported 2 521 thousand tons of oil (2.8% more compared to the same period in 2018) by country’s pipelines, of which 2 202 thousand tons were transmitted to European countries, other 319 thousand tons – to Ukrainian refineries. The volume of the transportation in February was 1 262 thousand tons, which is 2.3% more compared to February 2018. Due to the growth in transportation, at the Ukrainian refineries the supplies of oil were increased by 9.2% and the volume of transportation to European partners increased by 1.3%.
It should be recalled, that in 2018 the volume of oil transportation by pipelines in Ukraine reached 15.4 million tons (4.3% less compared to 2017). Ukrtransnafta pumps oil only to Ukrainian refineries and to European countries.Oil refineries in 2018 received 0.2% more oil than in 2017 – 2.1 million tons. The transit of oil to the European countries decreased by 4.3%, to 13 million tons. The least productive month for oil transit was April, when the volume of transported oil amounted to 963 thousand tons, while in the most successful month – June – 1.449 thousand tons.