Norway Becomes Top 10 Crude Supplier to China’s Independent Refining Sector in Nov

Norway became a top 10 crude supplier to China’s independent refineries in November, while Far East Russian ESPO Blend remained the No. 1 feedstock grade in the month, a monthly survey by S&P Global Platts showed Thursday.

Crude imports from Norway shot to 10th spot in November from zero earlier due to purchases of its new export grades by China’s independent refiners, including Grane Blend, Heidrun and Balder. Grane Blend is a medium density…

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