In September, total crude oil exports from the former Soviet Union (FSU)
increased slightly by 387 tb/d or 6% to average 6.5 mb/d. Crude exports through
Russian pipelines gained by 487 tb/d or 14% to average 4,263 tb/d.
Shipments from the Druzhba pipeline to Central and Eastern Europe increased by
26 tb/d or 3% to average 1.1 mb/d. Exports through the Kozmino pipeline increased by
9% to average 446 tb/d. Black Sea exports increased by 82 tb/d or 12% to average
791 tb/d while exports from the Baltics increased by 329 tb/d or 26% to average
1.6 mb/d in September. Loadings from both CPC and BTC declined from last month.
FSU total product exports dropped by 8% from a month earlier to average 2.9 mb/d.
Monthly product exports declined as a result of lower exported volumes in all products,
yet mainly with fuel oil and gasoil as both declined by 87 tb/d and 74 tb/d, respectively.