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FAS understands the increase in gasoline prices in Sakhalin

The FAS Administration for the Sakhalin Region will deal with the increase in gasoline prices. It is not excluded that the case will be brought against the dominant in the region LLC RN-Vostoknefteprodukt, a subsidiary of Rosneft. If a violation is revealed, the company will be brought to administrative responsibility.

This was announced by Oleg Tikhenky, Acting Head of the FAS Department for the Sakhalin Oblast, at a regular meeting of the headquarters for monitoring prices in the regional market, which was held yesterday at the Sakhalin Oblast Government House.

“The possibility of a case against RN-Vostoknefteprodukt is not ruled out in connection with the rise in prices observed in the past period. In September the relevant information was sent to the FAS, in October the company was presented with a warning. In addition, the management was requested to clarify the situation with the business case. The situation is under control, monitoring is carried out weekly and monthly, ”said O. Tikhenkiy.

Olga Troyan, Deputy Director of LLC RN-Vostoknefteprodukt, in turn, noted that they buy fuel at exchange prices. An increase in cost at this level was observed in September-October, but due to complex logistics, oil products at new prices arrived in the region in November.

“For a long time, the company was holding back fuel prices and today is forced to get out of the losses that have accumulated during this time,” added Troyan.

Today, as noted at the meeting, the situation with fuel in the region is stable, all types are available in sufficient quantities at Rosneft filling stations. In addition, the necessary stock of oil products has been formed. The question of creating social gas stations is also being considered.

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