W. Africa Crude-Nigerian crude taken in Indian tender

LONDON, May 23 (Reuters) – Some spot trade resumed on Thursday after some cargoes cleared in an Indian tender but results of several more were still due to be announced.

* Just over 10 June-loading cargoes of Nigerian crude were still available after BP was said to have sold a cargo of Forcados, traders said, but further details did not emerge.

* Angola’s state firm Sonangol continued to offer a cargo of Mostarda at dated Brent plus $1.20 a barrel.

* India’s HPCL awarded its buy tender for West African crude for July 1-10 loading to Shell and BP for a VLCC of Bonny Light and Qua Iboe, traders said. The majors are co-loading on the same VLCC.

* Uruguay’s ANCAP bought a cargo of U.S. WTI crude in its latest tender for July 28 to Aug. 1 delivery.

* Indonesia’s Pertamina issued a buy tender for crude loading in July. The tender also closes on Wednesday and remains valid until May 27.

* Taiwan’s CPC closed a buy tender with details expected to emerge on Thursday.


* Advisers to Congo Republic’s government have warned it that there is a “major risk” the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will reject its bid for a long-sought bailout, according to a letter obtained by Reuters.

* Russian oil supplies to Poland via the Druzhba pipeline may be restored on June 9, Polish pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday following talks between oil industry officials from the two countries and Germany in Warsaw. (Reporting by Julia Payne. Editing by Jane Merriman and Alexandra Hudson) ))


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