View of the refinery plant at the receiving station of the oil pipeline Druzhba in Szazhalombatta, some 30 kms south of Budapest. File photo/ AFP
The number of suspects Russia is investigating over a major oil contamination in the Druzhba pipeline earlier this year has risen from 10 to 13, RIA news agency reported on Friday, citing a lawyer for one of the suspects.
Russia’s Transneft pipeline monopoly said earlier this month that four suspects in the case worked for its Transneft-Druzhba subsidiary, while six other people had also earlier been accused of involvement.
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) met with Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, during a visit to Moscow, as Adnoc explores opportunities
Russia’s energy companies have switched currency of their contracts to euros from US dollars in a move to shield its transactions from US sanctions. The country’s largest oil company Rosneft has fully switched the currency
Russia, the world’s No. 2 oil producer, has become an unintended beneficiary of US sanctions after an embargo on Chinese ships drove up tanker freight rates, spurring record premiums for Russian crude that takes just days to arrive in North Asia.
Rosneft’s daily oil output fell 2.7% in the second quarter from the previous three months, the Russian oil company said, mainly because of restrictions introduced by pipeline operator Transneft after an oil contamination scandal. The world’s biggest listed oil company by output said its oil production averaged 4.62 million barrels per day (bpd)
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Ministry also announced the death of three people, who tested positive for COVID-19, due to complications.This brings the total death toll to 273.
Lt. Colonel Mohammed Salem Al Shehhi, Chief of the Traffic Control Section at the ADP Traffic and Patrols Directorate, urged drivers to use tyres that comply with specifications.