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13 Aug 2020

Naftan starts receiving second batch of U.S. oil

Naftan starts receiving second batch of U.S. oil
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VITEBSK, 13 August (BelTA) – OAO Naftan has started receiving the second batch of oil from North America, the oil refinery told BelTA.

The tanker with White Eagle Blend oil specially designed as an analogue of Russian Urals for European refineries arrived at the port of Klaipeda on 9 August. The capacity of the tanker is 76,000 tonnes. This morning, the first train carrying oil arrived at Naftan. The entire batch will be delivered to Naftan during August.

“The oil that we have received is a mixture of different varieties. Our specialists have experience in refining oil from Venezuela, Johan Sverdrup oil from Norway, Arab Light from the United Arab Emirates, and Bakken oil from the United States. So we expect no difficulties with refining the new brand,” Naftan said.

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