Russia’s Transneft limits oil intake from Rosneft unit – sources

MOSCOW, July 9 (Reuters) – Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft curbed oil intake from Yuganskneftegaz, the main upstream unit of Rosneft, four industry sources told Reuters on Tuesday, leading to a fall in Russia’s oil production.

An industry source said oil output at Yuganskneftegaz, in West Siberia, fell 30% during July 1-8 compared with the June average.

Rosneft declined to comment, Transneft did not respond to a request for comment