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Baltic, Black Sea Oil Exports to Rise

Russia will ship 64 cargoes of Urals crude from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk in January, four more than this month, according to a preliminary loading schedule.

Producers will export 6.4 million tons, or 1.51 million barrels a day, from Primorsk next month, the plan shows. That compares with 6 million tons, or 1.42 million barrels a day, in December.

Russia will ship 34 cargoes from the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk in January, making a total of 3.72 million tons, or 878,418 barrels a day. That compares with 903,955 barrels a day this month.

The nation will also ship 120,000 tons of Urals from Tuapse on the Black Sea in January, double the amount shipped this month, according to the schedule.

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