North Sea benchmark crude oil supply to rise in December

Dated Brent is based on the Brent, Ekofisk, Oseberg, Forties and Troll crude streams

  
The North Sea oil platform Thistle Alpha is seen in this undated handout photograph, received in London on November 25, 2007.

The North Sea oil platform Thistle Alpha is seen in this undated handout photograph, received in London on November 25, 2007.

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LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Supply of the five North Sea crude oil grades underpinning the dated Brent benchmark will average about 833,000 barrels per day (bpd) in December, compared with 820,000 bpd in November, loading programmes showed.

Dated Brent is based on the Brent, Ekofisk, Oseberg, Forties and Troll crude streams.

(Reporting by Alex Lawler; editing by Jason Neely) ((alex.lawler@thomsonreuters.com;))


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