Nigeria, Africa’s largest oil producer, plans to export three cargoes of Amenam crude in July, unchanged from June, according to a loading plan obtained by Bloomberg News.
The plan will bring total exports of Nigeria’s 18 main grades for July to 75 cargoes, amounting to 67.6 million barrels, or 2.18 million barrels a day, the schedules showed. In June, the nation will ship 76 cargoes, or 2.27 million barrels a day.
Nigeria will also export 11 cargoes of Qua Iboe, eight of Agbami, seven of Forcados, seven of Bonny Light, six of Bonga, five of Akpo, four of Brass River, four of Escravos, four of Erha, four of Usan, three of Antan, two of Yoho, two of EA, two of Okwori, one of Okono, one of Pennington and one of Abo in July, the schedules show. Shipments are typically of 950,000 to 1 million barrels each.
Loading programs are monthly schedules of crude shipments compiled by field operators to allow buyers and sellers to plan their supply and trading activities.