MOSCOW, September 16. /ITAR-TASS/. China has confirmed readiness to import 20 million tonnes of Russian oil in 2015 via the Skovorodino-Mohe branch of the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline, oil pipeline monopoly Transneft’s official representative Igor Dyomin told reporters on Tuesday.
In 2014, oil supplies to China via the branch are planned at 15.6 million tonnes.
Previously, Transneft started testing three pumping stations built in order to increase pumping capacity of the branch to 20 million tonnes.