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Olga Yagova

WhatsApp outage hits trading in assets from crypto to Russian oil

Oct 05 2021

LONDON/MOSCOW WhatsApp's nearly six-hour long outage on Monday hit trading of assets from cryptocurrencies to Russian oil, market players said, although a quick shift to alternative platforms such as Telegram limited severe disruption.

Exclusive: Rosneft and Vitol strike first major oil trading deal since 2013 - sources

Oct 05 2021

MOSCOW Trading firm Vitol has started taking delivery of oil from Russia's top producer Rosneft under a new long-term supply deal as the two companies deepen their cooperation, four industry sources told Reuters.

Russian ESPO oil prices at 21-mth high, boosted by strong China demand

Sep 16 2021

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -China's rebounding crude demand has pushed up prices of a Russian grade popular with Chinese independent refiners to the highest in 21 months, several trade sources said.

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.

High prices, low output keep Russia's Urals crude oil in Europe

Jul 28 2021

MOSCOW, July 28 Russia's flagship Urals crude oil has mostly been used in Europe so far this year due to relatively low output and high prices, while Asian markets have shunned the blend, data showed on Wednesday.

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.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Global oil markets under pressure as Asia destocks, China imports slowed

Mar 25 2021

March 25 Crude oil producers from Europe, Africa and the United States faced difficulties selling to Asia, especially China, as buyers took cheaper oil from storage while refinery maintenance has reduced demand, industry sources said on Thursday.

Global oil markets under pressure as Asia destocks, China imports slowed

Mar 25 2021

Crude oil producers from Europe, Africa and the United States faced difficulties selling to Asia, especially China, as buyers took cheaper oil from storage while refinery maintenance has reduced demand, industry sources said on Thursday.

Global oil markets under pressure as Asia destocks, China imports slowed

Mar 25 2021

Crude oil producers from Europe, Africa and the United States faced difficulties selling to Asia, especially China, as buyers took cheaper oil from storage while refinery maintenance has reduced demand, industry sources said on Thursday.

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