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Med Crude-Urals strengthen, Azeri weakens

Spot differentials for Russian Urals firmed further on Thursday on Czech demand and the end of Polish PKN maintenance, a large sour crude consumer, while Azeri Light showed weakness after a window offer received no bids.  Russian Urals was absent from the Platts window but Socar offered a cargo of Azeri Light down to dated […]

Med Crude-Trade thin, sweet weak on ample supply

Trade in the Urals crude market remained thin for a  second day on Wednesday due partly to holidays in Russia while the open arbitrage from Northwest Europe to the Mediterranean pushed up differentials.  Sweet barrels came under further pressure with prompt offers from Libya and overhang of Nigerian sweet crude.       URALS  There were no […]