MOSCOW, May 18 (Itar-Tass) —— The situation with fuel supplies remains stable in the country’s regions in May, an official at the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
The statement was compiled upon results of a meeting held by the staff for the control over production and consumption of petroleum products in Russia.
Proceeding from the document, the permanent reserves of fuel in the regions are sufficient for more than ten days.
The statement pointed to the stable situation with jet fuel supplies to the country’s major airports, including those in of the Moscow air-hub (Sheremetyevo, Domodedovo and Vnukovo). Proceeding from the daily average consumption in May, the permanent reserves of jet fuel of Moscow’s three airports are sufficient for over six days.
According to the ministry’s document, the permanent reserves of jet fuel at the airports of the Russian 18 biggest cities exceed the norm considerably and make up from six to 60 days, which allows them to work uninterruptedly.
In addition, planned maintenance of the technological equipment at the Russian refineries has been held in compliance with the schedule adopted by the Energy Ministry.