russia adapts oil embargo making the big war longer

The export of Russian oil and Russian oil products is already making the big war longer even than the so-called "price ceiling". Those who constantly follow Andrii Klymenko and BlackSeaNews could not fail to notice that for the past six months and even more, they have been dominated by the analysis of the sea exports of russian oil and oil products from the ports of the Black and Azov seas. Why so? - The answer is in the title of this article.

Andrii Klymenko claims (although Ukrainian experts on the oil market do not believe this yet) that the russian Federation has adapted to the oil embargo that has been in effect since December 5, 2022. And this is exactly how it is being adapted now to the embargo on petroleum products, which has been in effect since February 5, 2023.

Andrii Klymenko says he is not an expert on the oil market, but his colleagues and he have been monitoring and analyzing tanker traffic for 11 months 24/7 - and we are specialists in this... But they are sure: if the embargo and the "price cap" were in effect - the traffic picture would not be like this as it is.

We would feel and count these changes if they were dramatic. And they are not like that.

Our mistrust of the victorious announcements about the effect of oil sanctions was based on the fact that, unlike the European market, the Asian market, where the russian Federation is reorienting its oil flows, is not so transparent. And no one can say for sure at what price the russian Federation actually sells its oil to Asia... And who really controls it - the tanker owners?... And taking into account the criminal essence of the russian regime, he could not help but find ways in this murky water .

And so, 2 days ago, a group of scientists from American universities (some of them are emigrants from the russian Federation and natives of Ukraine, that is, people who understand the criminal nature of the Russian state and Russian business) published a study, the main conclusion of which is as follows:

During the four weeks after the restriction - that is, after December 5, 2022 - russian oil cost an average of about $74 per barrel. This is about 25% above the threshold of $60 per barrel set by the G7 on December 5, 2022.

According to the study, the value of export oil was as follows (dollars/barrel):

- Ports of the Baltic Sea -- 59.86

- Black Sea ports -- 63.34

- Ports of the Pacific Ocean -- 82.24

- Ports of the Arctic Ocean -- 79.31

- Druzhba Pipeline -- 62.98

- China through the pipeline -- 80.91

And this is reality. If we do not stop these flows of bloody oil and bloody diesel fuel, these are additional weapons and additional thousands and thousands of lives of our Ukrainian people.

We are already talking about it to our friends among EU diplomats. And we will intensify the struggle on this front... Especially since one of the main "valves" for bloody oil under the embargo is the EU country - Greece.

Andrii Klymenko

Ukraine Front Lines


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