Some April-loading Angolan crude cleared on Monday while some fresh tenders were issued and were expected to mop up some Nigerian
BP sold a cargo of Kissanje to Unipec. BP was previously offering the cargo at dated Brent plus $1.30 a barrel. The deal price did not immediately emerge but it was below $1 a barrel.
Total lowered its offers on its Angolan Nemba and Gindungo cargoes last week due to slowing demand after brisk trade last month. The cargoes were still unsold on Monday.
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About 10 Angolan cargoes remained from the April programme.
Chevron sold a cargo of Congolese N’Kossa to the United States, a trader said.
Less than 10 Nigerian cargoes remained from the March loading programme, and around 30 April-loading cargoes.