Russia's Transneft Says Halts Oil Flows Via Flawed ESPO Pipeline


MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Russia's oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Wednesday it has halted oil supplies via its ESPO pipeline until Oct. 17 due to work aimed at removing a "flaw".

The company said that the monthly schedule to supply oil via the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline will not be affected by the maintenance.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; editing by Katya Golubkova)

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