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Rosneft sells contaminated oil to Vitol at more than $25/bbl discount: trade

22 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Rosneft Trading SA, a subsidiary of Russian oil producer Rosneft, has sold a 100,000 tonne cargo of contaminated oil to energy trader Vitol [VITOLV.UL] with a discount of more than $25 per barrel to dated Brent, traders said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Rosneft sells contaminated oil to Vitol at more than $25/bbl discount -trade

22 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, Oct 22 Rosneft Trading SA, a subsidiary of Russian oil producer Rosneft, has sold a 100,000 tonne cargo of contaminated oil to energy trader Vitol with a discount of more than $25 per barrel to dated Brent, traders said on Tuesday.

IMO 2020 regulations challenge Russian Urals crude

11 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Urals differentials have fallen to the widest discounts against dated Brent crude in a year as refiners start switching to low-sulphur grades in the face of coming IMO 2020 regulations.

U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

UPDATE 1-U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow

11 Jul 2019

MOSCOW/LONDON, July 11 U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the expense of Russian supplies amid heightened U.S. political pressure on Moscow and problems over contaminated Russian oil.

Russian oil exports via Ust-Luga to fall in third-quarter due to contamination

17 Jun 2019

MOSCOW Third-quarter flows of Urals crude via Russia's Baltic port of Ust-Luga are set to slide to 2.8 million tonnes from 9 million scheduled for April-June, a plan showed on Monday, a result of contaminated oil crippling infrastructure capacity.

UPDATE 1-Russian oil exports via Ust-Luga to fall in Q3 due to contamination

17 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 17 Third-quarter flows of Urals crude via Russia's Baltic port of Ust-Luga are set to slide to 2.8 million tonnes from 9 million scheduled for April-June, a plan showed on Monday, a result of contaminated oil crippling infrastructure capacity.

Tainted oil set for Russian refineries, ports after dilution: sources

31 May 2019

MOSCOW More than a million tonnes of contaminated oil from Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, expected to be shipped back from Belarus, will end up at Russian refineries and export ports after being diluted to usable levels, sources have told Reuters.

Tainted oil set for Russian refineries, ports after dilution -sources

31 May 2019

MOSCOW, May 31 More than a million tonnes of contaminated oil from Russia's Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline, expected to be shipped back from Belarus, will end up at Russian refineries and export ports after being diluted to usable levels, sources have told Reuters.

Factbox: Russian oil flows to Europe partially resume after contamination

28 May 2019

Russia has partially resumed oil flows along the Druzhba pipeline, which runs to Eastern Europe and Germany, following contamination last month that buoyed global prices and left refiners in Europe scrambling for supply.

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