UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Deliveries of Venezuelan oil in the United States for the week ending April 5 totaled 139,000 barrels per day, while the previous three weeks the indicator was at zero, follows from the weekly review of the energy information management department of the US Ministry of Energy.
In annual terms, the deliveries for the reporting period decreased by 4.5 times from the level of 631 thousand barrels per day (a week to April 6, 2018).
From March 11 to March 29, according to statistics, oil was not supplied from Venezuela to the United States. Prior to this, purchases were made in the week to March 8, when the figure was 112 thousand barrels per day.
On January 28, the USA announced the imposition of sanctions against Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, blocking the assets and interests of the company in its jurisdiction for $ 7 billion, and also banned transactions with them.
According to the White House, another 11 billion dollars will be losses in oil supplies.
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