Indian Oil Said to Buy Forcados, Jubilee Crudes From Vitol

Indian Oil Corp. bought 1 million barrels each of Nigerian Forcados and Ghana’s Jubilee crudes for loading in November from Vitol Group via a tender, according to two traders who participate in the market, declining to be identified because the information is confidential.

The nation’s largest refiner also purchased 1 million barrels each of Nigerian Bonga and Forcados grades from Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) via the same tender, three traders with knowledge of the matter said on Oct. 5.

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