|Ukraine’s oil transit to Europe up 0.8% on year in 2017|
Journal Staff Report
Transit of oil through Ukraine to European countries in 2017 increased by 0.8% (by 114,900 tons) compared to the same period in 2016, to 13.937 million tons, according to data from Ukrtransnafta. The volume of oil transportation to the refineries of Ukraine in 2017 amounted to 2.097 million tons, which is 1.5-fold (690,600 tons) more than last year. In December 2017, oil transit through Ukraine declined by 10.5% compared to the same month last year, to 1.209 tons, while transportation to the country's refineries almost doubled, to 218,700 tons.