SINGAPORE: Qatar Energy has sold three cargoes of al-Shaheen crude loading in January at the highest premiums in nearly two years, trade sources said on Wednesday.

The average premium for the cargoes sold via a tender was at $3.45 a barrel above Dubai quotes, they said.

The producer also set the month's term price at a premium of $3.68 a barrel, the sources said.

(Reporting by Florence Tan; Editing by Tom Hogue) ((; Reuters Messaging: