FAS has demanded from the refinery to redirect some exports to the Russian market

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FAS will require refineries to immediately refocused part of its supplies to the Russian market, said the head of Department Igor Artemyev in an interview to «Kommersant».

He explained that this initiative is the fact that many plants «went into repair» and this creates additional pressure.

«If they do not, we will demand the adoption of legislative measures and consolidation of direct rule that oil must be sold on the domestic market either through the stock exchange or through direct delivery,» — said Artemyev.

Also, according to him, the Russian refinery needs to 17.5 percent of locally produced raw materials — this should be fixed by law.

Rosneft already supplies more than 20 percent, the rest should aspire to it. The measure is necessary to, first, to eliminate discrimination in the market, and secondly, to ensure the full utilization of our refinery with the possibility of delivering a desired volume of fuel,» — said the head of FAS.

He noted that the Agency has written to all oil companies recommendations.

«The responses are very different. Some say: we work in the free market and where I want to and supply. So they didn’t apply more stringent measures. Since you work in our country, needs some part to supply the domestic market. At market prices. Our gasoline is much cheaper than in Europe, they surpass it because it is profitable. But the legislative initiative will be taken», — said the head of the service.

He stressed that the government has already supported this approach.

Answering the question of how quickly you can make the law, Artemyev said: «we Have a lot of different fast methods. But why use them? I think goodwill is better.»

According to him, the Agency is committed to ensuring that all companies traded on the stock exchange by the same rules. Artemyev noted that this still does not make GK «New thread», «TAIF-NK» and «Neftegazkholding».

«There is potential for the reorientation of export, «Surgutneftegaz» and the same «TAIF-NK», — he added.

FAS has demanded from the refinery to redirect some exports to the Russian market© RIA Novosti, Infografiken European countries on gasoline prices – 2018

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