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Second DME Basrah Light crude oil auction awarded at OSP +37 cents
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange hosted the second Basrah Light crude oil auction on Wednesday. Almost 50 bids were received from 15 participating companies and the 2 million barrel cargo was awarded at a premium of 37 cents to the July Basrah Light Official Selling Price (OSP), which will be published by Iraq state-oil company SOMO in the second week of June.
The highest bid of +37 cents was 6 cents higher than the June Basrah Auction, which was awarded at OSP +31 cents.