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Tainted oil set for Russian refineries, ports after dilution: sources

May 31 2019

MOSCOW More than a million tonnes of contaminated oil from Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, expected to be shipped back from Belarus, will end up at Russian refineries and export ports after being diluted to usable levels, sources have told Reuters.

Factbox: Russian oil flows to Europe partially resume after contamination

May 28 2019

Russia has partially resumed oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline, which runs to Eastern Europe and Germany, following contamination last month that buoyed global prices and left refiners in Europe scrambling for supply.

FACTBOX-Russian oil flows to Europe partially resume after contamination

May 28 2019

May 28 Russia has partially resumed oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline, which runs to Eastern Europe and Germany, following contamination last month that buoyed global prices and left refiners in Europe scrambling for supply.

Exclusive: Russia to pump dirty oil back from Belarus - sources

May 24 2019

MOSCOW/WARSAW Russia will pump dirty crude oil back from Belarus as it tries to clear a major pipeline of the contaminated oil that has caused the worst ever disruption to its oil exports, sources and officials said on Friday.

Russia removed 2 million tonnes of tainted Druzhba oil using rail, sea, storage: sources

May 24 2019

MOSCOW Russia is using rail, storage tanks and ships to remove contaminated oil from an export pipeline, and has so far extracted around 2 million tonnes of the tainted oil - or over a third of volumes hit, industry sources and data showed.

EXCLUSIVE-Russia to take back dirty oil back from Belarus -sources

May 24 2019

* Russia to take back 1 mln tonnes of dirty oil from Belarus - sources

Oil traders sell dirty Russian crude to Asian buyers

May 21 2019

SINGAPORE/MOSCOW Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes (5.1 million barrels) of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources and ship tracking data.

Exclusive: Russian pipeline restart hit by dirty oil evacuation problems

May 21 2019

LONDON Hopes for a speedy resumption of oil exports from Russia to Poland and Germany along the Druzhba pipeline route are fading after plans to remove dirty oil from the pipeline had a major setback last week, three trading sources said.

Factbox: Russian oil flows to Europe drop amid contamination

May 21 2019

Russia halted oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline to Eastern Europe and Germany in April because of contaminated crude, contributing to a rise in global oil prices and leaving refiners in Europe scrambling to find supplies.

FACTBOX-Russian oil flows to Europe drop amid contamination

May 21 2019

May 21 Russia halted oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline to Eastern Europe and Germany in April because of contaminated crude, contributing to a rise in global oil prices and leaving refiners in Europe scrambling to find supplies.

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