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LPG Weekly

East Africa’s LPG offtake could set up for a strong demand period in coming months. LPG offtake in the region soared to 48,000 bpd in July and has averaged 14,000 in the five months since.

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Omani Crude Caught in Chinese Tractor Beam

Oman’s crude exports in November increased to just under a million barrels per day, the highest level since September 2018, with deliveries to China hitting a record high. Omani crude typically heads to only about a dozen destinations, with China

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Base Oil Break Up

US base oil exporters are facing significant demand changes because of higher Group II availability in Europe and the continued global switch from Group I to Group II base oils. Higher availability, more competitive prices and a wider range of

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UAE Changes Up Its Light Sweet Suppliers

Following on from last week’s blog on Algerian crude exports and US shale, we follow the dots to look at the changing flows from these two sources into the United Arab Emirates. The ongoing political and economic boycott of Qatar

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