Brent Blend


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Brent Blend

A blend of light, sweet crude oil drilled in the North Sea. Brent blend futures are traded on the International Petroleum Exchange and are considered an important benchmark for oil prices: much of the oil coming the Middle East, Africa, and Europe is priced relative to Brent blend.
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35 a barrel, down two cents, while London Brent blend was trading $26.
The net effect will be an average price for dated Brent Blend of $24.
00 per contract) -- Brent Crude * Export Quality Brent blend basis Sullom Voe, Shetland Islands * 1,000 barrels (42,000 US Gallons) * Tick Size = $0.
At the world market, forwards of the Brent Blend dropped to the lowest level in seven years, against backdrop of the US dollar rise and failure of OPEC's member states of reaching a deal on the market glut at their latest meeting, held in Vienna on Friday.
Oil markets are still in a state of "groggy": quotes, though trying to recover, but they do it extremely shy and reluctant - the price of North Sea Brent blend within the coming weeks will try to get back above $ 100 a barrel.
That increase in WTI supplies gave gasoline refiners on the Gulf coast an alternative to a much more expensive crude oil, known as Brent blend, that they have been importing from Europe.
Nexen operates the North Sea's Buzzard oilfield, the biggest contributor to the Forties oil blend, giving it access to trading which sets the price for the Brent blend of light/sweet crude oils.
Sleipner Vest field produces condensate and NGL of Brent Blend quality having 57.
Forties is the biggest single component of what is known in international spot oil markets as Brent Blend, which is a mixture of North Sea Brent, Forties, Norwegian Oseberg and Ekofisk crudes, or "BFOE".
World benchmark Brent blend crude oil is trading around $21.
This year's price forecasts for Brent blend from leading private and public institutions range between Merrill Lynch ($25), US Department of Energy ($24), UBS Warburg ($23.