MOSCOW, June 1. /TASS/. The average price of the Russian Urals oil export blend dropped by 1.62 times year on year in January - May 2023 to $51.5 per barrel, the Finance Ministry said on its Telegram channel.
"The average Urals blend oil price evolved as $51.5 per barrel in January - May 2023; $83.48 per barrel in January - May 2022," the ministry said. The average Urals price in May 2023 totaled $53.34 per barrel, down 1.48 times year on year ($78.81 a barrel last May).
It was reported earlier that the average Urals price stood at $51.05 a barrel in January-April 2023.