MINSK, 17 November (BelTA) – OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba has limited the amount of oil being pumped in the direction of Poland for three days due to an unscheduled repair that began on one of the lines of the transcontinental oil pipeline Druzhba on 16 November, TASS quoted the Transneft representative Igor Demin as saying.
According to the source, Gomeltransneft Druzhba started unscheduled repairs of one of the lines on 16 November. Oil pumping in the direction of Adamowo-Zastawa, Poland will be limited for approximately three days. The monthly throughput target will not be revised.
The Druzhba oil pipeline enables oil deliveries to Belarusian oil refineries and oil transit to Europe. The pipeline begins in Russia's Samara Oblast, goes through Bryansk and splits into two branches: the northern one and the southern one. The southern branch goes through Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Czechia, Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, and Lithuania.