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Russia's Rosneft seeks Japanese investors for giant Vostok oil development

11 Dec 2019

TOKYO/MOSCOW Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin is seeking investment in the company's $157 billion Vostok oil project in the Russian Arctic from Japanese trading houses and oil companies, three sources told Reuters.

Russia's Rosneft seeks Japanese investors for giant Vostok oil development

11 Dec 2019

TOKYO/MOSCOW, Dec 11 Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin is seeking investment in the company's $157 billion Vostok oil project in the Russian Arctic from Japanese trading houses and oil companies, three sources told Reuters.

CORRECTED-After Turkmen oil breakthrough, Vitol adds products to portfolio

04 Dec 2019

MOSCOW, Dec 2 Vitol, the world's biggest oil trader, will begin exporting fuel oil and diesel from Turkmenistan via the Russian port of Novorossiisk this month, five trading sources said, capitalising on its recent success in restarting Turkmen crude oil exports via Russia.

After Turkmen oil breakthrough, Vitol adds products to portfolio

02 Dec 2019

MOSCOW Vitol, the world's biggest oil trader, will begin exporting fuel oil and diesel from Turkmenistan via the Russian port of Novorossiisk this month, five trading sources said, capitalizing on its recent success in restarting Turkmen crude oil exports via Russia.

As Russia expands Pacific pipeline, a third of oil exports go East

21 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia is about to complete a fresh expansion of its oil pipelines to the Pacific coast that will cement its role as a top Asian supplier and allow it to ship a third of its total oil exports to Asia-Pacific markets.

Russia sells crude at record premiums to Asia after freight rates surge

18 Oct 2019

SINGAPORE/MOSCOW Russia, the world's No. 2 oil producer, has become an unintended beneficiary of U.S. sanctions after an embargo on Chinese ships drove up tanker freight rates, spurring record premiums for Russian crude that takes just days to arrive in North Asia.

UPDATE 1-Russia sells crude at record premiums to Asia after freight rates surge

18 Oct 2019

* Strong Asia demand for key Russian grades drives up premiums

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.

UPDATE 1-Russia's Rosneft seeks euros for all new export deals -documents

03 Oct 2019

MOSCOW, Oct 3 Russia's Rosneft has set the euro as the default currency for all its new export contracts including for crude oil, oil products, petrochemicals and liquefied petroleum gas, tender documents showed.

Kazakh CPC oil exports to Asia spike in Sept as China tariffs hit U.S. oil

11 Sep 2019

MOSCOW/SINGAPORE Kazakh CPC Blend crude oil supplies to Asia are set to reach an all-time high in September as China increases the grade's purchases to replace U.S. crude it slapped with tariffs this month, according to trading sources and loading data.

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