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Gleb Gorodyankin

Russia's Rosneft to supply ESPO Blend oil to trader Vitol in October - sources

Sep 02 2021

MOSCOW, Sept 2 Russia's Rosneft will start to supply international trading firm Vitol with seaborne volumes of ESPO Blend oil from October under a term contract, four sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Russia struggles to raise oil output despite price rally - sources

Jun 28 2021

MOSCOW Russian oil production has declined so far in June from average levels in May despite a price rally in oil market and OPEC+ output cuts easing, two sources familiar with the data told Reuters on Monday.

Russian oil firms may stop supplying Belarus refinery over U.S. sanctions - sources

Apr 27 2021

MOSCOW, April 27 Russian oil exporters may suspend supplies to Belarus's Naftan refinery after the United States tightened sanctions on Belarus over alleged human rights violations and abuses, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Ukraine faces potential May diesel shortage, traders say

Apr 19 2021

MOSCOW Ukraine could face diesel shortages in May because of planned maintenance at the Belarus Mozyr refinery coinciding with a break in supply from Russia's Rosneft, five trading sources told Reuters on Monday.

Russia's Rosneft to sell southern assets to focus on Vostok Oil, sources say

Mar 10 2021

MOSCOW Rosneft is selling its three southern oil assets and could complete deals for all three by the end of May, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, as Russia's top oil company shifts focus to the giant northern Vostok Oil project.

Russia's oil exports via Druzhba set to slide amid price row, traders say

Dec 15 2020

MOSCOW, Dec 15 Exports of Russian Urals oil via the Druzhba pipeline are likely to fall in the first quarter as sellers have been pressing for higher crude prices that margin-strapped refiners cannot afford, five trade sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Russia's tainted oil dispute drags on as buyers fight for payouts

Oct 26 2020

MOSCOW Four major buyers of Russian oil are contesting the amount of compensation pipeline monopoly Transneft has offered over the supply of tainted barrels more than a year ago, three sources told Reuters, raising the prospect of legal action.

Turkey's STAR refinery ditches expensive Urals oil for Iraq, Norway grades

Sep 24 2020

MOSCOW Turkey's STAR refinery, controlled by Azerbaijan's SOCAR company, has sharply reduced its purchases of Russian Urals oil in 2020 in search for better margins, turning to grades from Iraq and Norway instead, traders said and data showed on Thursday.

Russian share of Europe oil market under threat as exports hit 20-year lows

Jun 30 2020

MOSCOW Russian oil exports to Europe are set to hit their lowest levels in two decades in July, with an output cut deal prompting other suppliers to fill the gap left by Moscow, data from traders and Refinitiv Eikon shows.

Urals u-turn as Europe shuns expensive Russian oil

Jun 26 2020

MOSCOW/LONDON The rapidly rising price of Russia's flagship Urals blend oil has forced European refineries to cut purchases from Moscow and look for crude supplies elsewhere, traders said on Friday.

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