Lukoil and ConocoPhillips to select tankers for oil transportation to Murmansk

Publish date: October 11, 2005

The oil companies Lukoil and ConocoPhillips are to transport up to 240 thousand barrels of oil daily through Varandey (Nenets Autonomous region) to Murmansk in some years.

For this purpose the two companies have announced a tender on the management of the transport by ice class tankers, “Oil of Russia” reported.

Russian “Sovkomflot” and Swedish Stena Bulk have already submitted applications for participation in the tender. Now the Lukoil and ConocoPhillips companies report that their joint daughter company “Narjanmarneftegaz” has included in the tender short-list the “Sovkomflot”, the Murmansk Shipping Company and the Swiss trader Western Petroleum.