MOSCOW, September 13. /TASS/. Transneft expects growth of oil transportation through its pipelines in 2019 to 16 mln tonnes per year from 8.7 mln tonnes in the current year, Transneft Vice-President Vladimir Nazarov said on Tuesday.
In 2017, it is planned to increase the transportation of petroleum products to 9.6 mln tonnes, in 2018 - to 15.5 mln tonnes, in 2020 - to 16 mln tonnes, in 2021 - to 16.2 mln tonnes.
Nazarov noted that the increase of the volume of oil transportation through Transneft system is due to the growth of supply in the Moscow region. In 2018 power supply for the Moscow region is planned to reach 14 mln tonnes. "We expect that more than 14 mln tonnes will be transported within the Moscow Ring. The project will be implemented in 2018," he said.
In addition, supply of 2.5 mln tonnes of jet fuel to the Moscow airports is planned through oil pipelines.