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NORTH SEA BFOE – FEBRUARY 2017 – LOADING PROGRAMME – UPDATE 2

Trading sources said two February-loading Forties cargoes, parcels F0212, currently with BP, and F0218, currently with Shell, have been deferred to March, meaning next month’s daily supply will amount to around 429,000 barrels per day, compared with an originally planned rate of around 471,000 bpd.

Full story from Reuters here.

 

 

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NORTH SEA BFOE – FEBRUARY 2017 – LOADING PROGRAMME PRELIMINARY – UPDATE 1

* The Forties stream will load about 471,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February, two trade sources said on Friday, down from January’s initial plan of 503,000 bpd.

Loading programmes for Ekofisk and Brent crude are thought likely to be issued on Jan. 3.

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NORTH SEA BFOE – FEBRUARY 2017 – LOADING PROGRAMME PRELIMINARY

* The Forties loading programme is expected to appear on Friday, while the Ekofisk schedule is due out on Jan. 3, trade sources said. Brent was thought likely to be issued on Friday.

* The Oseberg programme was issued on Wednesday and schedules a drop in shipments.

Full story from Reuters here.

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NORTH SEA BFOE – November 2016 – LOADING PROGRAMME

  • The November loading programmes for the four grades of crude that underpin the dated Brent benchmark — Brent itself, Forties, Oseberg and Ekofisk — showed supply will rise to about 880,000 barrels per day from around an originally planned 793,000 bpd in October.
  • Supply of Forties is expected to average 420,000 bpd, compared with a rate of 329,000 bpd in October.
  • Buzzard field maintenance is due to finish by mid-October.
  • Full story from Reuters here.
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NORTH SEA BFOE – September 2016 – LOADING PROGRAMME – UPDATE

       Update from 13 September 2016:

  • Three September-loading Forties cargoes have been dropped, according to trade sources, and several others have had their loading dates delayed because of lower than expected supply.
  • The Buzzard oilfield will begin a month-long maintenance shutdown on Sept. 17 as planned, an industry source said, further reducing Forties output.
  • Full story from Reuters here.

       Update from 25 August:

       Update from 23 August:

  • Two cargoes of Forties, parcels F0916 and F0917, held currently by Shell, have been dropped from the September loading programme, two trading sources said. This brings the programme down to 16 cargoes, or a rate of 320,000 barrels per day, from an originally planned 18 cargoes, or 360,000 bpd.
  • Ekofisk cargo C11979 was also deferred to Sep 22-24.

      Update from 16 August:

  • One cargo of Forties loading in September, F0911, has been dropped from the loading programme after issues with the Kinneil processing plant limited flows, trade sources said.
  • Full story from Reuters here.

      Original story from 1 August:

  • Supply of the four North Sea crude oil grades that underpin the Brent benchmark will rise slightly in September, according to loading programmes issued on Monday and to trade sources.
  • Output of Brent itself, Forties, Ekofisk and Oseberg (BFOE)will average about 840,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September based on newly released loading schedules, up from 812,000 bpd in August after taking revisions into account.
  • The revisions were caused by two August cargoes – one of Oseberg and one of Forties – being dropped from the programme, trade sources said. One Ekofisk cargo was added to the August programme after it was delayed from July.
  • Supply of the largest stream, Forties, is expected to average 360,000 bpd based on the programme, which contains 18 cargoes of 600,000 barrels, down slightly from the revised August schedule.
  • Full story from Reuters here.
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NORTH SEA BFOE – September 2016 – LOADING PROGRAMME – UPDATE

       Update from 23 August:

  • Two cargoes of Forties, parcels F0916 and F0917, held currently by Shell, have been dropped from the September loading programme, two trading sources said. This brings the programme down to 16 cargoes, or a rate of 320,000 barrels per day, from an originally planned 18 cargoes, or 360,000 bpd.
  • Ekofisk cargo C11979 was also deferred to Sep 22-24.

 

Update from 16 August:

  • One cargo of Forties loading in September, F0911, has been dropped from the loading programme after issues with the Kinneil processing plant limited flows, trade sources said.
  • Full story from Reuters here.

Original story from 1 August:

  • Supply of the four North Sea crude oil grades that underpin the Brent benchmark will rise slightly in September, according to loading programmes issued on Monday and to trade sources.
  • Output of Brent itself, Forties, Ekofisk and Oseberg (BFOE)will average about 840,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September based on newly released loading schedules, up from 812,000 bpd in August after taking revisions into account.
  • The revisions were caused by two August cargoes – one of Oseberg and one of Forties – being dropped from the programme, trade sources said. One Ekofisk cargo was added to the August programme after it was delayed from July.
  • Supply of the largest stream, Forties, is expected to average 360,000 bpd based on the programme, which contains 18 cargoes of 600,000 barrels, down slightly from the revised August schedule.
  • Full story from Reuters here.
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NORTH SEA BFOE – September 2016 – LOADING PROGRAMME – UPDATE

Update from 16 August:

  • One cargo of Forties loading in September, F0911, has been dropped from the loading programme after issues with the Kinneil processing plant limited flows, trade sources said.
  • Full story from Reuters here.

Original story from 1 August:

  • Supply of the four North Sea crude oil grades that underpin the Brent benchmark will rise slightly in September, according to loading programmes issued on Monday and to trade sources.
  • Output of Brent itself, Forties, Ekofisk and Oseberg (BFOE)will average about 840,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September based on newly released loading schedules, up from 812,000 bpd in August after taking revisions into account.
  • The revisions were caused by two August cargoes – one of Oseberg and one of Forties – being dropped from the programme, trade sources said. One Ekofisk cargo was added to the August programme after it was delayed from July.
  • Supply of the largest stream, Forties, is expected to average 360,000 bpd based on the programme, which contains 18 cargoes of 600,000 barrels, down slightly from the revised August schedule.
  • Full story from Reuters here.
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