Ukrtransnafta opens representative office in Slovakia
Public joint-stock company Ukrtransnafta has opened its office in Bratislava. The office will represent the interests of the company in Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Hungary and in other European countries if required.
The company reported that the decision was made by the company's shareholders at a general meeting on June 16, 2017.
As reported, Oil transit through Ukraine to Europe declined to 13.822 million tonnes in 2016, 8.8% or 1.331 million tonnes less than in the same period last year. Oil shipment to refineries in Ukraine in 2016 declined by 12.5% or 200,800 tonnes to 1.406 tonnes.
Oil transit through Ukraine to Europe increases to 5.555 million tonnes in January-May 2017, 5.6% or 359,500 tonnes more than in the same period last year.
Ukrtransnafta, 100% of whose shares are in the trust management of Naftogaz Ukrainy, is the operator of the national oil transportation system.