Delivery of Russian crude oil to Ukrainian petroleum refineries reduced by 46% to 390,000 tons in 2013, the RZhD-Partner website reports, citing the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy.
More than 0.3 million tons of Russian crude oil was lost.
In addition, delivery of crude oil from Kazakhstan reduced by 567,000 tons or 72% to 219,000 tons.
As reported, deliveries of Russian crude oil to Ukrainian petroleum refineries reduced by 85% while deliveries of Kazakh crude oil increased fivefold in 2012.
Deliveries of crude oil to Ukrainian refineries (including imported and locally produced crude oil) totaled 3.27 million tons in 2013 (a reduction of 18% compared with 2012). Delivery of Ukrainian-produced crude oil increased by 4.4% to more than 2.6 million tons.