Fuel company can't rule out Russian crude in NZ fuel

Fuel company can't rule out Russian crude in NZ fuel
The closure of the Marsden Point refinery means an end to crude oil imports, including those from Russia. (Image: Getty).
Oliver Lewis
Russian oil may be flowing through New Zealand petrol pumps and unwittingly providing financial support for the invaders of Ukraine, despite the efforts of oil importers to remove it from the supply.Cracking down on Russian crude in refined products entering NZ appears to be a tough ask for fuel companies due to the slippery nature of global supply chains.On Wednesday (NZT), United States President Joe Biden signed an executive order banning imports of Russian crude oil and certain petroleum products, natural gas and coal.By taking this step, t...

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