Rosneft Said to Sell Urals Crude From Primorsk to Shell, BP

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- OAO Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil producer, awarded a Urals crude tender for seven cargoes of 100,000 metric tons each loading in February from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk to Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc, according to two traders who participate in the market.

Shell was awarded six cargoes and BP one, said the people, who declined to be identified because they aren’t authorized to speak on the matter.

Details of the sales are as follows:

Crude:       Urals
Quantity:    Six cargoes of 100,000 tons each
Loading:     Feb. 11-12, Feb. 12-13, Feb. 14-15, Feb. 15-16,
             Feb. 19-20, Feb. 21-22
Port:        Primorsk
Buyer:       Shell
Crude:       Urals
Quantity:    100,000 tons
Loading:     Feb. 17-18
Port:        Primorsk
Buyer:       BP

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