Rus News Journal

Russia and Ukraine increase transit of oil B4 18,5 million tons a year

HILLS, 26 aching - News. the Volume of prorolling of oil from Russia will increase by Ukraine B4 18,5 million tons a year from former 16,5 million tons, the Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovych on a press - conferences has informed following the results of negotiations W the president of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

" the Example of the decision of questions in toplivno - power koplekse - the report signed 2DAY between our departments on which the volume of deliveries, prorolling of oil B4 18,5 million tons " will increase; - Yanukovych has told.

By its estimation, " it is a question which lies in a plane of interests of Ukraine and Russia ".

Russia and Ukraine have signed on November, 26th the intergovernmental cooperation agreement in sphere of transportation of oil on the oil refining enterprises of Ukraine and its transit for the Ukrainian territory.

In the end of 2009 " Transneft " and " Ukrtransnafta " have entered into two additional agreements on oil transit for 2010. Documents provide technical possibility of prorolling of 1,5 million tons in a quarter of the Russian oil on two Ukrainian factories - NPK " Galichina " and " the Petrochemist of Prikarpatye " and also prorolling on the oil pipeline " Friendship " not less than 15 million tons of oil a year.

Signed on Friday mezhpravsoglashenie, besides prorolling volumes, regulates 2 obligations on tariff change. Since January, 2010 the rate for oil transit through territory of Ukraine has grown on 30 %. The rate of transit of one ton of oil on 100 kilometres from border of Ukraine in a direction of Slovakia this year makes 6,6 euros, in a direction of Hungary - 6,6 euros, B4 port Southern - 6,5 euros, from border of Ukraine in a direction Fords - 3,9 euros.