VLADIVOSTOK, 11 Feb – RIA Novosti. A large batch of AI-95 gasoline produced by the Khabarovsk oil refinery arrived in Primorye, where there was a shortage, said the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Primorsky Territory Sergey Kalitin.
At the gas stations “NNK-Primornefteprodukt” in Primorye, where gasoline is brought from the Khabarovsk oil refinery, the AI-92 and AI-95 grades disappeared earlier. Queues piled up at gas stations of other companies in Vladivostok. The authorities of Primorye told RIA Novosti that due to the restoration of equipment at the Khabarovsk oil refinery, there are interruptions in the supply of AI-95 gasoline at NNK gas stations. Last week, the Khabarovsk oil refinery resumed production of gasoline after equipment repairs. On Monday, the authorities of Primorye reported that the deficit of 92nd gasoline had been eliminated, and 95th gasoline was expected in the middle of the week. production of the Khabarovsk oil refinery. Currently, this gasoline is delivered to the company's gas stations and will go on sale in the next few hours. Gas stations of other market participants are fully provided with gasoline, “said Kalitin, whose comment to journalists was given by the regional government.
Interruptions in fuel supply in the Far East have been observed since January 18. So, queues appeared at gas stations in the Khabarovsk Territory, part of the gas station was closed due to lack of fuel. Deputy Prime Minister, Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District Yuri Trutnev reported that a new oil refinery needs to be built in the Far East to prevent fuel shortages, preferences are planned for those who will implement this project.