Rosneft Said to Offer 700,000 Tons of Urals From Primorsk

March 28 (Bloomberg) -- OAO Rosneft, Russia’s largest oil producer, issued a tender to sell 700,000 metric tons of Urals crude for loading in April from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk, said two traders who participate in the market.

The company also offered two 100,000-ton cargoes of East Siberian Pacific Ocean Pipeline, or ESPO, crude for loading in May and early June in a separate tender, according to the people, who declined to be identified because the information is confidential. The tenders close tomorrow.

Details of the tenders are as follows:

Crude:          Urals
Quantity:       Seven cargoes of 100,000 tons each
Loading:        April 14-15, 15-16, 16-17, 18-19, 19-20, 21-22,
Port:           Primorsk
Tender closing: Tomorrow
Crude:          ESPO
Quantity:       Two cargoes of 100,000 tons each
Loading:        May 19 to May 22, May 30 to June 2
Port:           Kozmino
Tender closing: Tomorrow

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