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Brent Crude Tops $112. Tanker Owners "Are Having a Ball"

Mar 02, 2022

Oil benchmarks are hitting multiple price and spread milestones across several key markets as the fallout from severe sanctions on key exporter Russia sows confusion and panic among global crude oil traders, shipping firms and importers.The oil industry has been gripped by acute risk aversion in the finance and shipping sectors after several nations including the United States sanctioned multiple Russian entities following Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

India's Imports of Cheap Russian Crude Surge Since Ukraine Invasion

May 30, 2022

India has received 34 million barrels of discounted Russian oil since Moscow invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, more than trebling the value of total imports from Russia, including other products, compared with the same period of 2021…

Russian Oil Tanker Hit by Sanctions Heading to Malaysia

Feb 28, 2022

A Russian-flagged crude oil tanker targeted by U.S. sanctions is heading to Malaysia, shipping data showed on Monday, amid growing international scrutiny on businesses linked to Moscow following its invasion of Ukraine.The Linda, named in a U…

Distressed Venezuelan Supertanker Discharging Oil Cargo in Asia - Sources

Feb 24, 2022

A U.S.-sanctioned Venezuela-owned supertanker that had mechanical problems since January is transferring its 2-million-barrel cargo of heavy crude to other vessels in Asia, according to three people familiar with the matter.The very large crude…

Israeli Ministry Won't Allow Oil Tankers to Enter Red Sea Resort, Potentially Blocking UAE Pipeline Deal

Dec 17, 2021

Israel's Environmental Protection Ministry said on Thursday that it would not allow oil tankers to enter its Red Sea resort of Eilat as planned under a deal with partners from the United Arab Emirates to transport crude from the Gulf to Europe via Israel…

Successful Trial: BP, Maersk Tankers Use Biofuel Blend on Tankers

Dec 17, 2021

BP and Maersk Tankers successfully completed trials using marine fuel blended with biofuel on tankers as efforts grow to tackle the shipping sector's greenhouse gas emissions.Global shipping accounts for around 3% of global carbon emissions…

Chevron's Shipping Unit Joins Initiative to Cut Emissions

Dec 09, 2021

Oil major Chevron Corp said on Thursday, its shipping unit has joined the Sea Cargo Charter, an initiative launched last year to cut and track emissions from ships, as efforts intensify to reduce the maritime industry's carbon footprint.Under the Sea Cargo Charter…

ADNOC Weighs IPO of Logistics, Marine Services, and Shipping Unit

Nov 22, 2021

State oil firm Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is weighing an initial public offering (IPO) of its marine services, logistics and shipping arm next year, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC…

China's Crude Oil Imports in Oct Drop to Lowest in Three Years

Nov 08, 2021

China's crude oil imports plunged in October to the lowest since September 2018, as large state-owned refiners withheld purchases because of rising prices while independent refiners were restrained by limited quotas to import.The world's biggest crude oil importer brought in 37…

China's First Carbon-neutral Oil Cargo Certified

Sep 22, 2021

China's refining giant Sinopec Corp said on Wednesday it has jointly certified the country's first carbon-neutral crude oil cargo with shipping giant Cosco Shipping and China Eastern Airlines.The 30,000-tonne cargo was produced by Sinopec in…

Third Tanker Sails from Iran Carrying Fuel for Lebanon

Sep 20, 2021

A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Friday the Iranian fuel shipments, imported by the Hezbollah movement…

Iranian Tanker Seen in Syria Discharging Gasoil for Lebanon

Sep 14, 2021

TankerTrackers.com has visual confirmation that an Iranian tanker is discharging gasoil in Syria's Baniyas port which is destined for neighboring Lebanon, the online oil shipment tracking service said on Tuesday.'Unable to deliver directly by sea to Lebanon due to sanctions…

Cambodia's Oil Export Ambitions Sink with "Stolen" Tanker Standoff

Aug 27, 2021

When Cambodian officials commemorated the start of the country's first oil project in June by preserving the first drops of production at a high-profile ceremony, they heralded the country's emergence as a budding oil exporter at the heart of Asia…

Saudi Arabia's Oil Exports at Four-Month High

Jul 19, 2021

Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports rose in May to 5.649 million barrels per day (bpd), their highest level in four months, Joint Organisations Data Initiative (JODI) said on its website on Monday.Crude oil exports rose from 5.408 million bpd in April…

COVID-19-hit Asia Ships More Gasoline to U.S.

Jun 10, 2021

Exports of gasoline and blend stocks from Asia to the United States rebounded in May from April, including two rare shipments from India, to meet rising summer demand in the west, industry sources and analysts told Reuters.Global gasoline demand…

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