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Russian “Transneft” to compensate for the damage oil companies due to supply of contaminated oil and the subsequent stopping of transit oil pipeline “Druzhba”. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak, reports TASS.
“Transneft takes a very constructive approach and, of course, finished the actual damage that is caused by our oil companies compensate,” he explained.
Before may 15, the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak assessed the damage from pollution of oil at $ 100 million. He stressed that a specific assessment of the damage to the European countries, Ukraine and Belarus yet, because events are going to restore the operation of the pipeline.
11 may President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said about the damage to the Republic from contamination of the oil pipeline “Friendship” on hundreds of millions of dollars. Oil and gas company “Ukrtransneft” told about the damage at one million dollars.
Belarus reported a decrease in the quality of Russian oil pipeline “Friendship” on April 19. In the raw material was detected a significant excess chlororganics. In “Transneft” declared that the contamination occurred at the site Samara — Unecha was intentional. The consequence of suspects in the theft of oil to one million rubles and the contamination of the raw material supplied to the “Friendship” to obscure this fact, six people, four of whom have already been arrested.
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