Spot premiums for light sour grades such as Murban have risen to about $2.60 a barrel to Dubai quotes this week.
Last week, Unipec bought 1 million barrels of Oman crude at $1.70 to $1.80 a barrel above Dubai quotes for November loading while Fuji Oil privately purchased a cargo each of Oman and Das crude, traders said.
India's crude oil imports rose to a four-month high in August, recovering from the near one-year low in July, with refiners buying incremental barrels mainly from Latin America and the United States, tanker data from trade sources showed.
Royal Dutch Shell said on Monday it would sell its Permian Basin assets to ConocoPhillips for $9.5 billion in cash, an exit from the largest U.S. oilfield for the energy major shifting its focus to the clean energy transition.
Shell, the largest U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil producer, said damage to offshore transfer facilities from Hurricane Ida will cut production into early next year, slashing deliveries of a type of crude oil prized by refiners.
Shell plans to start producing low-carbon jet fuel at scale by 2025, in an attempt
A global drive towards electrification of road transport to reduce carbon emissions may cut demand for the world's oil refining capacity by half in 2050, consultancy Rystad Energy says.
(Reporting by Florence Tan) ((Florence.Tan@thomsonreuters.com; Reuters Messaging: firstname.lastname@example.org))
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