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Russian Energy Minister Novak is on the wires now, via Reuters, with the key comments found below.

Commission found source of Russian oil contamination.

Expects clean oil to reach UST-Luga port on May 8.

Russia’s oil output and exports are unaffected from contamination issues.

Expects situation to be normalized in second half of May.

His comments come after Reuters cited some sources, as saying that latest tests show organic chloride levels in Russian crude in UST-Luga declines to 60-75 ppm.

The sources added that the Russian oil supplies via Druzhba pipeline to Poland and Germany still suspended, plans to resume flow are still unclear.