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Russia's Seaborne Diesel Exports on the Rise

Sep 05, 2023

Russia's seaborne diesel and gasoil exports in August rose by 2% from a month earlier to about 3.85 million metric tons on healthy fuel production, data from traders and LSEG showed.Idle primary oil refining capacity for August was estimated at 3…

China Completes Its Largest Port Oil Storage Facility

Aug 24, 2023

The third phase of China's largest single coastal oil storage facility has been completed and went into operation on Wednesday in Qingdao port, in the eastern province of Shandong, the state media outlet China News reported.The third phase of…

Iranian Oil Cargo Being Unloaded After Long Delay

Aug 20, 2023

A cargo of Iranian crude oil that was seized by the United States was unloading on Sunday after waiting two-and-a-half months off the coast of Texas to discharge, ship tracking data showed.Suez Rajan, a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker, has been anchored off Galveston…

Russian Seaborne Oil Exports Plummet 16% in July

Aug 03, 2023

Russian seaborne crude oil export volumes have remained strong and grew 13% y/y in 2022 despite the invasion of Ukraine. However, after a 4% m/m fall in June, volumes fell another 16% m/m in July, and the Russian administration has announced export cuts for August…

Pakistan's Import of Russian Crude Facing Obstacles

Jul 31, 2023

Pakistan is unlikely to meet a target for Russian crude to make up two-thirds of its oil imports, despite attractive prices, hampered by a shortage of foreign currency and limitations at its refineries and ports, officials and analysts say.The…

Obscure Traders Ship Half Russia's Oil Exports to India, China After Sanctions

Jul 27, 2023

A Liberian-flagged oil tanker set sail in May from Russia's Ust-Luga port carrying crude on behalf of a little-known trading company based in Hong Kong. Before the ship had even reached its destination in India, the cargo changed hands.The new owner of the 100…

China Banks "Massive Volume" of Crude in May

Jun 19, 2023

China added to crude oil stockpiles at the fastest rate in nearly three years in May, as robust imports outweighed near-record refinery processing.A total of 1.77 million barrels per day (bpd) was added to inventories in May, the most since July 2020 and reversing the small…

Ports in China's Oil Hub Shandong Scrutinizing Old Tankers

Jun 05, 2023

Ports in China's Shandong province are demanding more detailed information about oil tankers that are more than 15 years old that call at their terminals, sources with knowledge of the matter said, potentially delaying the unloading of crude shipments in the world's biggest oil importer…

Oil Exports from Russia's Western Ports Hit 4-year Record

Jun 05, 2023

Russia's seaborne oil exports from Primorsk, Ust-Luga and Novorossiisk hit 4-year record of 2.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in May as domestic refineries maintenance season freed up extra barrels, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.Russia's…

Record US Crude Exports, Rising Shale Output Boosts Oil Flow to Houston

May 12, 2023

Oil pipelines from the top U.S. shale field to Houston that have run half empty are filling again as rising output has absorbed most of the space on lines to the main south Texas export hub in Corpus Christi.U.S. crude exports climbed to a record of about 4…

Crimea Oil Terminal Set Ablaze by Drone Attack

May 01, 2023

A Ukrainian drone strike set ablaze a Russian fuel storage facility in the Crimean port of Sevastopol early on Saturday, sending a vast column of black smoke into the sky in the latest attack on the Russia-occupied peninsula.The city's Moscow…

Oil Exports from Russia's Western Ports Hit 4-year High

Apr 19, 2023

Oil loadings from Russia's key western ports in April will rise to the highest level since 2019, above 2.4 million barrels per day (bpd) despite Moscow's pledge to cut output, trading and shipping sources said.Russian crude exports and transit from the ports of Primorsk…

Iraq's Northern Oil Exports Stuck on Turkey Negotiations

Apr 14, 2023

Oil exports from northern Iraq to the Turkish port of Ceyhan remain at a standstill almost three weeks after an arbitration case ruled Ankara owed Baghdad compensation for unauthorised exports.The March 23 arbitration ruling by the International…

Lukoil Sets up Ship-to-ship Russian Oil Loadings Near Kaliningrad

Mar 01, 2023

Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil has set up ship-to-ship (STS) loadings of Urals oil near the western port of Kaliningrad, Refinitiv Eikon data showed and trading sources told Reuters on Wednesday.The data shows 100,000 tonnes of…

Guyana's Shore Base Project Could Cut Shipping Costs by About 12%

Feb 16, 2023

Companies working on a $300 million logistics facility in Guyana that will support offshore oil operations said on Wednesday the shore base will help reduce shipping costs for supplies by as much as 12% by allowing larger supply vessels to dock…

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