Middle East Economic Survey


No 21



Sudan Begins Selection Of Trading Firm To Market Dar Blend Crude

Sudan is in discussions with European traders Vitol, Trafigura and Arcadia to market its new heavy sweet Dar Blend crude, and will choose a company before August when exports of the new grade start, according to Hamid 'Abd al-Gadair, deputy secretary general, Ministry of Energy and Mining, Sudanese Petroleum Corp (Sudapet), quoted by Reuters on 9 May. Dar Blend crude from...