Started test prapampovvanne oil aversnym mode to the Mozyr refinery, told BelaPAN in "Ukrtransnafta".
Tanker with 80 thousand tons of Russian oil Urals arrived at an offshore oil terminal "Southern" in the evening on November 17. The following two days, oil is loaded into the tanks, and then made the necessary customs procedures.
Bleeding began on 20 November. On the branches of the Odessa — Brody pipeline will be pumped through the main oil pipeline "Druzhba" on the Oil Refinery.
It is expected that another tanker with 78 thousand tons of oil to Belarus will arrive in Ukraine on November 25, the company said "Ukrtransnafta".
Belarusian-Ukrainian agreement on transit of oil through the Odessa — Brody aversnym mode was signed in Minsk in late October for the period up to 2013.
As reported on November 8 Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko, "In the pipeline will be pumped another, no Venezuelan, oil."
November 19 at a meeting with the President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Ravgani Abdullayev Alexander Lukashenko offered to supply Azerbaijani oil to Belarus:
"We are considering all options for cooperation with Azerbaijan on the hydrocarbon feed. I mean the supply of Azerbaijani oil to Belarus on swap scheme (replacing Venezuelan oil, which will be sold in the U.S. market). "
"You win ten dollars to one tonne, we are winning. I think it's quite natural. It is about pumping your oil to our refineries, the pipeline Odessa — Brody pipeline with access to a "friendship."
As previously reported, Ukraine did not allow the Russian company "Transneft" to observe the trial pumping of oil to Belarus via the Odessa — Brody pipeline.
"We have sent official letters to Ukraine and Belarus, with a request to allow observers. Ukrainian side responded that can handle yourself, "- said the official representative of" Transneft " Igor Demin.
Meanwhile, the Russian companies are worried that the launch of the Odessa — Brody, who is part of a pipeline system in aversnym mode may affect the entire system, including on supplies of Russian oil via the "Druzhba" in Europe.