Poland refused to Russian oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline. This oil was too low quality, and also dirty, said chief engineer Gomeltransneft Druzhba Andrew Verigo.
In turn, Verigo referred to the PERN company responsible for the Polish section of the pipeline. They said that oil refineries in Poland and Germany can accept and process raw materials with such parameters. Late in the evening of 24 April, the Polish carrier has ceased selection of oil for an indefinite period.
“In the West, the pipeline from the Mozyr to the West side is completely stopped, valves are closed. Stored oil supplies for the other branch in the extent necessary for transit to Ukraine is about 40 thousand tons per day,” – said the chief engineer of the “Gomeltransneft Druzhba”.
Press Secretary of the Belneftekhim concern Marina Kostyuchenko has confirmed this information. She reported that the concern is during the week, “has sounded the alarm in connection with the delivery of poor quality oil coming from the Russian side, patiently carries on negotiations with “Transneft” and insists on a speedy solution to the problem.
“However, the Russian side delayed taking prompt action, despite promises to solve the issue for 2-3 days. Our neighbors do not have to wait, and in connection with the failure of all of the refinery to receive and process oil with a high content of chlororganics Polish operator PERN has stopped accepting oil. This entails loss of reputation of the Russian suppliers of oil to Europe, and, unfortunately, complicates the work of the Belarusian pipeline and the Mozyr oil refinery,” said Kostyuchenko.
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The sanctions would include freezing assets, limiting access to the U.S. financial system and the prohibition of Americans for investments which fall under these activities of the company.
As previously reported portal “Znayu” the U.S. house of representatives passed a bill that allows to impose sanctions on perpetrators and sponsors of cyber attacks.
Also, the portal “Znayu” reported that the EU and the United States has pressed Putin for Ukraine and Sentsov.