international magazine
02 / 2004

Pipeline crude exports continue growth

The crude export pipeline shipments from Russia and CIS countries totalled in February 15.29mn t, or 3.85mn b/d. This was another record high monthly shipment via the systems of the world's largest pipeline operator Transneft. The previous record was in December 2003, when the volume of shipments was at 3.71mn b/d. Shipments of the Russian crude via Transneft systems then reached 13.69mn t or 3.45mn b/d, including rail shipments from the Transneft terminals.