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Monday, 20.02.2017, 12:56
Belarus for the first time has purchased a batch of oil from Iran, and possibly it might be delivered via Latvia’s Ventspils port, Reuters learned from unofficial sources, writes LETA.
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EUR 465.75 mln in excise-duty from oil products sold in Latvia was collected last year, which is by EUR 37.43 mln or nine percent more than the previous year, according to information from the State Revenue Service writes LETA.
The owners of the Estonian fuel trading company Olerex last week recalled the whole management board of the company, and starting from Jan. 25 Andres Linnas, one of the owners, is the sole member of the management board, reports LETA/BNS.
The 285.41-meter-long Ridgebury Captain Drogin on Tuesday became the largest tanker ever to enter the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda, writes LETA/BNS.
Last Christmas, 40,000 Finnish households donated the waste fat from their Christmas hams to the charity campaign "Kinkkutemppu" which literally translates into Ham Trick. From this waste ham fat, Neste produced 10,000 liters of Neste MY Renewable Diesel at its Porvoo refinery for sale at Neste stations, reports Neste representatives.
Oil extraction companies working in western Lithuania extracted 77,370 cubic meters of crude last year, down by 15% from 2015. This was due to depleting crude resources in the deposits, says Jonas Satkunas, the head of the Geology Service LETA/BNS.
Ventspils Nafta Terminals, a stevedore of Latvia's Ventspils Nafta Group, handled 7.5 mln tons of oil products in 2016, down 18.5% from 2015, the company said.