Med crude-Urals firmer in Baltic, weaker in Med as margins fall

12.01.2018

Urals differentials rose in north-west Europe on Thursday, supported by healthy demand from regional buyers, but weakened in Mediterranean due to falling refining margins.

In the Platts window, Norway’s Statoil bid for 100,000 tonnes of Urals loading from Baltic ports on Jan. 24-28 at dated Brent minus $0.50 a barrel, but...