Shell trading unit to buy Guyana's first three crude oil cargoes

GEORGETOWN, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Guyana said on Tuesday that Royal Dutch Shell’s trading unit had won the rights to market the government’s first three cargoes of crude oil, just days after oil production began off the South American country’s coast. (Reporting by Neil Marks Writing by Luc Cohen. Editing by Jane Merriman)


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