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

Sep 11 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.

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure

Aug 22 2019

MOSCOW, Aug 22 Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions.

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure

Aug 22 2019

MOSCOW Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions.

Exclusive: Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders

Aug 21 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars, five trading sources told Reuters.

Russia's Rosneft to switch to euros in oil products tenders - traders

Aug 21 2019

MOSCOW, Aug 21 Russia's Rosneft, one of the world's top oil producers and exporters, has notified customers that future tender contracts for oil products will be denominated in euros not dollars as early as this year, five trading sources told Reuters.

Glencore, BP stuck with tainted Russian crude

Aug 21 2019

MOSCOW BP and Glencore are struggling to sell around 600,000 tonnes of tainted Russian oil more than three months after the contamination was discovered, according to six trading sources.

Siberian wildfires turn up heat on Russian oil producers

Aug 02 2019

MOSCOW Raging Siberian wildfires are forcing Russian oil firms to evacuate workers and suspend drilling, industry sources said, adding to challenges facing the world's second-largest crude exporter which is already battling an oil contamination problem.

Russia's Transneft, oil firms clash over pipeline system clean-up

Jul 17 2019

MOSCOW, July 17 Major Russian oil companies have challenged a plan by Transneft that aims to resolve a problem of tainted oil stuck in Russia's pipeline and storage system by diluting it with clean crude, four company sources said on Wednesday.

Russia's Transneft signed off on alleged supplier of tainted oil: documents

Jul 17 2019

LONDON/MOSCOW A small oil transport firm accused of pumping toxic chemicals into Russia's crude pipeline network that then polluted oil exports to Europe received daily documents from Russian state pipeline monopoly Transneft giving its oil deliveries a clean bill of health.

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

Jul 11 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.

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