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First batch of US crude arrives at MRPL

Mangalore Today News Network

Feb 17, 2018: Karnatak’s only refinery, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) on Feb 16, Friday received its first cargo of US crude. The crude tanker MT Maran Poseidon carrying 1 million barrels of Southern Green Canyon crude (1,41,000 MT) arrived at New Mangalore Port for unloading its cargo to MRPL tanks.

H Kumar, managing director, MRPL said MRPL purchased its first cargo of Southern Green Canyon high Sulphur crude from USA for the first time, in order to diversify its crude sourcing.