Base oil exports in June slightly increased

11.11.2021 News
Base oil exports in June slightly increased

In June base oil exports from Russia increased 5%. This month total Russia exports were 91,28kt which is the highest figure since 2018. 

While in May there were no base oil river exports in Russia, in June they resumed – 14,09kt of base oils were exported through river from Volgograd. It’s 65% more than in April but still the lowest number since 2016.  

Exports from Riga and Black Sea decreased most considerably comparing to the previous month – 39% and 57% respectively.  

The exports of Lukoil’s refinery in Volgograd keep decreasing since April. In June 26.54kt of base oils were exported from there – it is 70% more than in May.  

Tatneft’s refinery in Nizhnekamsk with the capacity of 186kt/year is closed for maintenance till the end of July.  

Russia exports Group I, light grades of Group II and Group III base oils such as VHVI-4, VHVI-6 and VHVI-8. DYM Resources helps their clients to get the best quality base oils for reasonable prices. We take care of logistics and offer our customers flexible payment terms. For your inquiries, please contact our sales team through the form on our website or via email

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