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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…

China Jitters Set to Snap Oil's Seven-week Winning Streak

Aug 18, 2023

Oil prices looked set to close down this week following seven weeks of gains, as China's economic woes eclipse signs of tight supply.The seven-week upswing in prices, galvanised by supply cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+)…

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…

Strong EV Sales Restrict China Oil Demand Growth

Jun 20, 2023

China's 2023 crude oil demand is expected to grow less than previously expected, as strong demand for electric vehicles weighs on gasoline demand, an expert at China National Petroleum Corporation's (CNPC) research arm said on Tuesday.The state…

India Oil Firms Could Consider Cutting Petrol, Diesel Prices in Next Quarter

Jun 20, 2023

Indian fuel retailers could consider cutting petrol and diesel prices in the next quarter if the global situation remains stable, its oil minister Hardeep Singh Puri told broadcaster NDTV.He was responding to a question on whether consumers will benefit from stable oil prices…

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…

China Steps Up Purchases of Nigerian Crude

Jun 16, 2023

Differentials for some grades of Nigerian crude rose on Friday, while Chinese refiners stepped up purchases of crude from other West African exporters.At least around 35 cargoes of Nigerian crude for loading in June and July have yet to find a buyer…

Russia Resumes Oil Exports to North Korea After Long Pause

Jun 14, 2023

Russia resumed oil exports to North Korea in December, United Nations data shows, the first such shipments reported since 2020 as the two countries deepen ties and the United States flags the risk of arms supplies to Moscow.North Korea has been…

Singapore Fuel Oil Inventories On the Rise

Jun 09, 2023

Weekly residual fuel oil stocks at key trading hub Singapore climbed for a second consecutive week, after extending a downtrend through April and May, official data showed on Thursday.Onshore fuel oil stocks rose 3% to a five-week high of 19…

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…

India Cuts Windfall Tax on Petroleum Crude

May 15, 2023

India has cut windfall tax on petroleum crude to zero from 4,100 rupees ($50.13) per tonne, effective May 16, according to a government notification.It left the windfall tax on petrol, diesel and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) unchanged at zero…

Oil Prices Rise on Strong Fuel Demand Data

May 10, 2023

Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Thursday after strong demand for fuels in the U.S. outweighed concerns about the possibility of the world's biggest oil producer and consumer defaulting on its debt.Brent crude futures LCOc1 rose by 26 cents…

India and China Snapping Up Russian Oil Above Price Cap

Apr 18, 2023

India and China have snapped up the vast majority of Russian oil so far in April at prices above the Western price cap of $60 per barrel, according to traders and Reuters calculations.That means the Kremlin is enjoying stronger revenues despite…

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