Libya Boosts April Es Sider Oil Premium to $1 a Barrel

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Libya’s state-run National Oil Corp. increased the official selling price of benchmark Es Sider crude for loading in April to $1 a barrel over Dated Brent, from 70 cents a barrel in March, according to a price list obtained by Bloomberg News.

Following is a table of prices of Libyan crude grades. The blends are priced in relation to Dated Brent, except Al-Jurf and Bouri, which are based on Urals in the Mediterranean.

Grade                April          March       Change
Abu Attifel         +$1.90         +$1.50       +$0.40
Amna                +$0.90         +$0.90        $0.00
Brega               +$0.40         +$0.40        $0.00
Es Sider            +$1.00         +$0.70       +$0.30
Mellitah            +$0.90         +$0.90        $0.00
Sarir                $0.00         -$0.20       +$0.20
Sharara             +$1.30         +$1.10       +$0.20
Sirtica             -$0.70         -$0.60       -$0.10
Zueitina            +$1.20         +$1.00       +$0.20

Grade                April          March       Change
Al-Jurf             +$0.30         +$0.40       -$0.10
Bouri               -$0.20         -$0.20        $0.00

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