For the first six months 2010 Belarusian oil refining factories "Naftan" Open Joint Stock Company and Joint Stock Company Mozyr Oil Refinery processed 7.594 million tons of oil that is 31.5 % less than in the similar period of 2009.
Petrol production decreased also in the country. In January-June, 2010 Belarusian oil refineries produced 1.323 million tons of this kind of fuel. It is 24.4 % less, than in January-June of last year, the Belarusian service of Radio «Liberty» informs.
Its reason is that amount of oil deliveries from Russia to Belarus was decreased by 39 % for the first six months 2010 in comparison with similar period of 2009. It amounted 6.464 million tons.