The Kyiv Post reported the news following statements made by Ukraine Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuriy Prodan at a press conference in Kyiv.

Constructed in 2002, the 674 km Odessa – Brody pipeline transports crude oil between the Ukrainian cities of Odessa on the Black Sea, and Brody near the Ukrainian-Polish border. The pipeline was originally to be expanded to transport oil from the Caspian Sea to Poland, and on to the rest of Europe. After remaining idle for some time, Ukraine agreed with Russia to reverse the pipeline flow to transport Russian oil to the Black Sea for export to other count...