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Pertamina Said to Buy Three Cargoes of West African Crude

November 17, 2011

(Updates with table.)

Nov. 17 (Bloomberg) -- PT Pertamina, Indonesia’s state- owned oil company, bought three cargoes of West African crude totaling as much as 3 million barrels for loading in December via a tender, according to three traders involved in the region’s market.

The company bought one cargo each of Angolan Nemba and Nigerian Akpo grades from Royal Dutch Shell Plc, and one lot of Angolan Girassol blend from Repsol YPF SA, said the people who declined to be identified because the information is confidential.

Details of the purchases are as follows:

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