Oil major BP has clashed with rival Vitol in the once-languid West African crude market, buying up cargoes and taking a big derivative

Nigeria’s state oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is in the final stages of talks with two consortia that

Vitol, world’s biggest independent oil trader, sees “fairly strong” demand for crude this year, leading to a further drawdown in

Trafigura, Mercuria and Vitol, three of the world’s biggest oil and gas trading companies are reportedly ramping up investments in