The shadow fleet did not help: sea exports of Russian oil fell to a record low


Exports of Russian ESPO oil from the Pacific port of Kozmino fell by more than 50% after the imposition of a Western embargo and price cuts for raw materials. However, the record reduction affected not only Kozmino and ESPO, but also all offshore supplies of crude oil from the Russian Federation. Shipping slipped heavily in the first full week of G7 sanctions. OilPrice.com writes about this.


But the actions of the Western coalition are a source of danger not so much for Moscow's income, but for governments around the world seeking to avoid disrupting the national energy export program.

Cumulatively, in the first full week after the EU ban on offshore imports of Russian oil came into force, total supplies fell by 1,86 million barrels per day, or 54%. The less fluctuating four-week average of shipments also fell, setting a new yearly low.

According to Bloomberg, the largest American company Exxon Mobil avoids hiring oil tankers that previously transported cargo from Russia, thereby showing solidarity with Shell. Such a demarche puts pressure on carriers and traders, who are thus forced to choose whether to serve Moscow's interests or not. The actions of such large firms are not a manifestation of sanctions, but increase pressure on shipowners, forcing them to choose between serving Russian or Western interests.

The bigger concern for the Russian Federation is whether China, India and Turkey will continue to buy less Russian oil, as these traditional Russian extractive industry customers also ordered less of the product in the first week of shipping sanctions. Analysts of the agency summarize that while the shadow fleet of tankers created by Russia does not help to solve the problem, although, however, in the future, when the situation stabilizes, the issue of supplies and compromises will be resolved.
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  1. Bakht Offline Bakht
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 22 December 2022 10: 37
    +5
    - I have already said: we simply will not sell to those countries that make such decisions,
    - we will think about it, maybe even, if necessary, and about a possible reduction in production,
    - we have an agreement with OPEC+ on a known production target - we will think about it additionally, if required,
    - I mean now Russia,
    - we are thinking in this regard, there are no decisions yet,
    specific steps will be outlined in a Russian presidential decree to be issued in the next few days.

    The fleet of tankers is not bad at all. Let it be. But here you need to think faster. The real solution is to reduce production and refuse to sell oil products. Primarily in the US and Europe.
    1. alexandre II Offline alexandre II
      alexandre II (Alexander) 23 December 2022 06: 28
      +1
      Plus, close transit, the Germans want something there, oil from Kazakhstan ...
      1. Bakht Offline Bakht
        Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 23 December 2022 09: 19
        +1
        Germans and Poles want Russian oil. There is no excess oil for sale in Kazakhstan. And the oil refineries located on the Druzhba pipe are designed specifically for Russian grades of oil.
        To date, Transneft has not received an application from Kazakhstan for oil transit.
    2. Mordvin 3 Offline Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 (Vladimir) 23 December 2022 09: 06
      0
      Quote: Bakht
      The fleet of tankers is not bad at all. Let it be.

      What, we'll fill our eyes and cheer?

      1. Bakht Offline Bakht
        Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 23 December 2022 09: 16
        +1
        "Marshal Vasilevsky" is not a tanker. And sails under the Russian flag.

        https://flot.gazprom.ru/fleet/prgu-marshal-vasilevskij/
  2. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 22 December 2022 10: 45
    +7
    In a week or even a month, problems of this magnitude are not solved. There is a whole tangle of problems here, both with us and with foreign partners.
  3. polynet Offline polynet
    polynet (polinet) 22 December 2022 11: 06
    +4
    Quote: kriten
    In a week or even a month, problems of this magnitude are not solved. There is a whole tangle of problems here, both with us and with foreign partners.

    Well, yes - today it sank, tomorrow it rose. Need time. It's too early to judge anything.
  4. Alexander Dobry Offline Alexander Dobry
    Alexander Dobry (Alexander Cheban) 22 December 2022 15: 39
    +1
    Too many multiplayers lately.
    1. isofat Offline isofat
      isofat (isofat) 22 December 2022 17: 12
      +2
      ... this is to frost! laughing
    2. Mordvin 3 Offline Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 (Vladimir) 23 December 2022 09: 08
      0
      Quote: Alexander Dobry
      Too many multiplayers lately.

      The horse needs to walk. At the crossing.
  5. Muscool Offline Muscool
    Muscool (Glory) 22 December 2022 18: 19
    -1
    For 30 years, the oligarchs have been buying up yachts and palaces in decaying Europe, Putin, of course, did not see or know anything. And here they are, bad luck, it turns out that superprofits had to be spent on the fleet, modernization and security of Russia's key exports. Again, the European partners framed. Ay-yai-yai, never before has this happened, and here it is again
    1. isofat Offline isofat
      isofat (isofat) 22 December 2022 19: 16
      -1
      Glory, go to Zyuganov. yes
  6. svit55 Offline svit55
    svit55 (Sergey Valentinovich) 22 December 2022 19: 15
    +1
    The day after tomorrow, half the world will go on a spree (Catholic Christmas + NG) and no one will care how much oil costs. And then comes insight and wonder. That's when we'll talk.
    1. alexandre II Offline alexandre II
      alexandre II (Alexander) 23 December 2022 06: 32
      0
      Don't tell me, it would be spitting on the price of oil, if everything else did not depend on it, the price of bread, milk and TD. The people have seen the light for a long time, but the rulers lay down on the people .. they have their own truth, a salary of 8-10 thousand euros ...
  7. vlad127490 Offline vlad127490
    vlad127490 (Vlad Gor) 22 December 2022 21: 08
    +1
    We need to refine oil, not sell crude oil. The oligarchs-hucksters have lost income. It is impossible to improve the life of Russians without the nationalization of resources. The authorities still, more than 30 years, do not say how much currency is needed per year for the life of the state. You need to sell resources only for this amount. All resources should be managed by the state, as it was in the Soviet Union.
    1. Zheka Dubov Offline Zheka Dubov
      Zheka Dubov (Zheka Dubov) 25 December 2022 07: 20
      0
      The USSR was selling oil, gas and logs with might and main. For hard currency. Soviet computers and televisions were not particularly taken by the damned capitalists.
  8. Dmitry Volkov Offline Dmitry Volkov
    Dmitry Volkov (Dmitry Volkov) 22 December 2022 21: 33
    -1
    Well, now let's wait, there will be little oil on the market and even the machinations of the West will not help it be cheap, which means that everything will be fine laughing
  9. Foe Pshekov Offline Foe Pshekov
    Foe Pshekov (Arkady) 22 December 2022 22: 04
    -1
    Screw the valves on the wells. And switch to economy mode. Don't care about the whole world, they can die.
    We are interested in the problems of our population. No dumping deals! Don't want our oil? No need. All transactions with the Europeans stop as a response to the oil price embargo. Kazakh oil is not to be pumped to the Germans or the Poles, to anyone. Force Majeure! Declare a pre-war state, in connection with the declaration of economic war on us. To warn everyone that the Russian Federation in response will inflict on all countries that have imposed sanctions against the Russian Federation a retaliatory military sanction - a primary nuclear strike.
    Otherwise, they will not understand, and will continue to strangle us. It is enough to destroy Lvov and a couple of Polish cities for the United States and their mongrels to sign peace.
    1. Mordvin 3 Offline Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 (Vladimir) 23 December 2022 09: 13
      -2
      Quote: Foe Pshekov
      It is enough to destroy Lvov and a couple of Polish cities for the United States and their mongrels to sign peace.

      Yes? Heh, yes, they will be delighted, they will introduce UN troops into the Kremlin. And on a piece of paper with a peace agreement, Mashka Zakharova will draw her scribble with pleasure.
  10. Alexander Dutov Offline Alexander Dutov
    Alexander Dutov (Alexander Dutov) 22 December 2022 22: 36
    0
    The buyer, of course, always, more for appearances, can bargain, preen, but not for long: the needs of the economy are pressing, and the supply is declining ... In the end, the price is still set by the seller
  11. zenion Offline zenion
    zenion (zinovy) 22 December 2022 23: 03
    0
    Everything goes to the fact that oil will soon remain under the earth's crust. Instead of oil, they will use what they used before oil and also what they will use the earth's atmosphere. How much they take, the same amount will be returned.
  12. shinobi Offline shinobi
    shinobi (Yuri) 22 December 2022 23: 30
    0
    They are strange. Well, exports sank. Not the first time, by the way, I think not the last, but that’s not the point. The fact is that these gestures had to be carried out before foreign trade was transferred from the dollar to rubles. Before the arrests of assets. That's when it was would be fatal, as in the 80s for the union. Now, now it’s just unpleasant for the private oil industry. After that, a quiet forced nationalization of their assets will follow, following the model of 2008. take them from them. Control of resources should be with the state
  13. radvas Offline radvas
    radvas (Igor) 23 December 2022 04: 03
    +1
    All of Russia works for the well-being of the oligarchs, and even worries about them. Oh, oil fell, gas exploded! How did the USSR develop? 4 years after the war, they made an atomic bomb, through 12 - satellite, through 16 - Gagarin, soon - a moon rover. How so?
    1. Mordvin 3 Offline Mordvin 3
      Mordvin 3 (Vladimir) 23 December 2022 09: 17
      0
      Quote: radvas
      How did the USSR develop? 4 years after the war, they made an atomic bomb, through 12 - satellite, through 16 - Gagarin, soon - a lunar rover. How so?

      And raised a lot of kids. My paternal grandfather had four sons, plus a daughter, and my maternal grandfather had two daughters and a son.
    2. Zheka Dubov Offline Zheka Dubov
      Zheka Dubov (Zheka Dubov) 25 December 2022 07: 22
      0
      The USSR developed remarkably. When Gagarin was launched, the people in Novocherkassk staged a hunger riot, and when Buran was launched, people stood in lines for everything in a row, from butter and sausage to soap and sugar.
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  15. Alex D Offline Alex D
    Alex D (Alex D) 24 December 2022 04: 18
    0
    Everything is fine. Oligarchs will have less money!
  16. Alex D Offline Alex D
    Alex D (Alex D) 24 December 2022 04: 20
    0
    Quote: radvas
    All of Russia works for the well-being of the oligarchs, and even worries about them. Oh, oil fell, gas exploded! How did the USSR develop? 4 years after the war, they made an atomic bomb, through 12 - satellite, through 16 - Gagarin, soon - a moon rover. How so?

    It's idiotic, really. But in reality, most don't care. Do not care about officials who administer business and state propagandists. In general, it is stupid to call oil Russian in this case, because. Russia is a US colony and oil belongs to foreigners. We are allowed to sell only at the price limit.
    1. Zheka Dubov Offline Zheka Dubov
      Zheka Dubov (Zheka Dubov) 25 December 2022 07: 18
      0
      And why doesn't the metropolis order the colony to return the Crimea, for example?
  17. Zheka Dubov Offline Zheka Dubov
    Zheka Dubov (Zheka Dubov) 25 December 2022 07: 17
    0
    God Level Examination. This and I can scribble such articles.