UK imports of Russian oil by type in 2022
UK IMPORTS OF RUSSIAN OIL BY TYPE IN 2022
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The pace of phasing out Russian imports was not equal across different oil products and crude, with Russian crude being replaced first followed by diesel, taking an extra 2 months to be phased out.
Crude and NGLs Feedstocks Aviation turbine fuel Changes in crude oil imports in 2022 compared to 2021 Diesel Gas oil
CHANGES IN CRUDE OIL IMPORTS IN 2022 COMPARED TO 2021
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The majority of Russian crude imports were replaced with American crude which is typically sweet and light (low sulphur and low density), favoured by western refinery compositions. Such refineries havelower sulphur recovery capacity and tolerance compared to American and Asian refineries.
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Fuels Statistics 2023
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