W. Africa Crude-January Angolan trading swiftly


LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A number of Angolan cargoes traded on a spot basis on Tuesday after a few Indian tenders were awarded, though Nigerian cargo movements remained muted and a few small January programmes were still missing.

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* Chevron sold a cargo of Nemba loading Jan. 16-17 to China’s Zhenhua Oil.

* Unipec bought a cargo of Nemba from Eni, loading Jan. 3-4.

* Angola’s Sonangol was still offering a cargo of Dalia and another of Pazflor at dated Brent minus 20 cents and minus 10 cents respectively.

* Unipec sold its January-loading cargo of Nigerian Antan at the end of last week, though buyer details have not emerged.

* Offers for January-loading Nigerian Forcados cargoes were around dated Brent plus $1.50-$1.60 a barrel.

* There was still no sign of January plans for Ebok, EA and Oyo, traders said.

* Roughly 10 December-loading Nigerian cargoes have yet to trade. January exports are pegged at 61 cargoes, down from 69 in December.

* Indonesia’s Pertamina issued a tender closing on Wednesday for crude to be delivered in February and March.

* Indian refiner BPCL awarded its tender to buy light crude for Jan. 1-10 to Vitol for a cargo of Agbami, traders said, but this could not be confirmed.

* A tender from Indian refiner MRPL to buy high-sulphur crude loading Jan. 1-15 closes later in the week. (Reporting By Julia Payne; Editing by David Goodman)


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