MOSCOW, April 16 (Reuters) - Russia’s Surgutneftegaz issued a tender on Monday to sell 1.2 million tonnes of Urals crude oil for loading from Baltic ports in July-December 2018, traders said.
The company offers buyers two cargoes of 100,000 tonnes per month for loading from Primorsk or Ust-Luga from July 1 till Dec. 31, they added.
The tender closes on April 18 at 3 p.m. Moscow time (1300 GMT).
Surgutneftegaz regularly sells Urals crude oil in 6-months tenders.
Shell was the winner of Surgutneftegaz’s previous tender for Urals crude oil loading in January-June 2018. (Reporting by Olga Yagova Editing by Edmund Blair)