Mangalore Refinery Buys Oman, Qua Iboe Oil From Itochu, Glencore

Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd. bought crude for loading in October, according to three traders with knowledge of the purchases.

The company bought 600,000 barrels of Oman crude, a high-sulfur grade of oil, from Itochu Corp. at a premium of $2.50 a barrel to Dubai prices, the traders said, asking not to be named because the information is confidential.

Mangalore bought Qua Iboe, a low-sulfur crude, from Glencore International Plc at a premium of $5.70 a barrel to Dated Brent prices, they said.

Details of the purchases follow:

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Crude:      Oman
Quantity:   600,000 barrels
Loading:    Oct. 1 to Oct. 15
Price:      Premium of $2.50 a barrel to Dubai prices, includes
            freight (CFR basis)
Seller:     Itochu
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Crude:      Qua Iboe
Quantity:   600,000 barrels
Loading:    Oct. 1 to Oct. 15
Price:      Premium of $5.70 a barrel to Dated Brent prices,
            includes freight (CFR basis)
Seller:     Glencore
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Port of discharge: New Mangalore, India’s west coast
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