In 2018, crude oil transit via Ukraine decreased by 4.3% or 603,000 tons year over year to 13,335,000 tons. The Ukrtransnafta open joint-stock company, the operator of the Ukrainian oil transport system, has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. At the same time, in 2018, Ukrainian oil refineries received 2,101,000 tons of oil, up 0.2% year over year. In 2018, Ukrtransnafta transported 15,436,000 tons of oil, down 3.7% year over year. In December 2018, oil transit via Ukraine rose by 1.7% year over year to 1.229 million tons. The overall volume of oil transported via the system of main oil pipelines in December 2018 fell by 1.6% to 1,405,000 tons. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, in the first eleven months of 2018, crude oil transit via Ukraine decreased by 4.9% or 623,000 tons year over year to 12,106,000 tons. At the same time, in the first eleven months of 2018, a total of 1,926,000 tons of crude oil was delivered to the Ukrainian oil refineries, up 2.5% year over year. In the first eleven months of 2018, Ukrtransnafta transported 14,031,000 tons of crude oil, down 3.9% year over year. In November 2018, crude oil transit via Ukraine rose by 0.5% year over year to 994,990 tons. The overall volume of crude oil transportation via the main oil pipelines in November decreased by 0.2% to 1,182,000 tons. In 2017, crude oil transit via Ukraine rose by 0.8% or 116,000 tons year over year to 13,938,000 tons. The 100-percent stake in the Ukrtransnafta open joint-stock company belongs to the Naftogaz of Ukraine national joint-stock company.