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Qatar Sells Al-Shaheen Oil to Exxon, Unipec for January Loading

November 20, 2011

Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Co., known as Tasweeq, sold 3 million barrels of Al- Shaheen crude oil for January loading to Exxon Mobil Corp. and China International United Petroleum & Chemical Corp., or Unipec, said three traders who participate in the market, declining to be identified because the information is confidential.

Details of the sale are as follows:

Al-Shaheen is a similar grade to Saudi Arabia’s Arab Medium crude. Qatar exports two other grades, Qatar Marine and Qatar Land, to customers in Asia.

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