09 January 2007 12:56 [Source: ICIS news]
Corrected: In the ICIS news story headlined "EC calls oil group meeting due to Russia dispute" dated 9 January, 2007, please read in the sixth paragraph ... The EU receives 1.8m bbl/day of crude oil from Russia ... instead of ... The EU receives 8.1m bbl/day of crude oil from Russia ... A corrected story follows.?xml:namespace>
BRUSSELS (ICIS news)--The European Commission (EC) said on Tuesday that it will convene a meeting of the Oil Supply Group on Thursday to evaluate the impact of interruptions of crude oil from the Druzhba pipeline.
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A spokesman for European Union energy commissioner Andris Piebalgs said it was unacceptable that Russia had not informed the EU about the reasons for the disruption in supply and demanded that the supply of oil to the union be restored.
He said that it was still not clear who was responsible for the interruption in the flow of crude oil.
"The problems we are now having will do no good to
The EU receives 1.8m bbl/day of crude oil from
A transit tax dispute between
This was followed by further problems on the southern route later in the day.
Russian officials claim that
The announcement was made after
A delegation from
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