In January-September 2013 Gazprom supplied 14.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Belarus, the Belarusian news agency BelTA reported on October 21.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko believes that Belarus will receive necessary volumes of Russian oil, Itar-Tass said on October 21.
In 2013 Russia will export less oil to Belarus than planned, the government news agency BelTA has reported, citing First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko as telling the 18th Belarusian Energy and Ecology Congress on October 16.
Rosneft could be interested in Belarus' state stake in Mozyr oil refinery, a profitable duty-free destination for the Russian companies, Interfax news agency quoted Rosneft's head Igor Sechin as saying on October 16, Reuters reported on October 17.
Until recently, the situation with the supply of Russian crude oil to Belarusian oil refineries has been developing quite predictably.
Belorusneft has sent seismic exploration equipment to Ecuador, the company reported in a news release.
Prime reports that a Belarusian investigative committee has detected an illegal tap in a Russian pipeline that transports oil products from a refinery in the city of Mozyr, it said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Predrechitskaya parametric well #1 will be drilled within Rechitsko-Vishanskaya cascade of Northern structural-tectonic zone of Pripyat Trough. The zone is associated with all Belarusian oil deposits.
Xinhua reports that Belarus paid Russia 3.5 billion U.S. dollars in export duties on oil products during 11 months of 2012, according to Belarus' central bank.
Belarus is ready to deliver to Russia oil, processed from Russian oil, but expects to receive from such supplies economic gain.