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SCW RUSSIAWIRE: "Russia's oil production continues to fall after Druzhba contamination: sources" - Reuters

"Russia’s oil production continued to fall ... under pressure from lower exports after shipments via the Druzhba pipeline to Europe were found to be contaminated in April. Five million tonnes of oil were contaminated ... with organic chloride ... some of the dirty crude is still stuck in pipelines in Belarus and eastern Europe. ... Russia’s recent oil output is below the 11.18 billion bpd target Moscow ... pledged ... [under] an international deal among producers to curb production to support prices. The oil contamination crisis, along with reduced exports from OPEC members Iran and Venezuela following U.S. sanctions on both countries, have lifted global oil prices. ..."

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