Urals benchmark’s discount on Brent narrows


Kazakhstan’s benchmark Urals’ differentials to dated Brent eased in northwest Europe on Friday due to weak demand for February volumes.

In the Platts window, Total offered 100,000 tonnes of Urals for loading from Baltic ports on Feb. 21-25 down to dated Brent minus $0.45 a barrel, 10 cents a barrel weaker...