Japan is set to import a Masila crude oil cargo from Yemen for the first time since 2015 as part of its efforts to expand its supply sources. The move to scout around for cargoes beyond its traditional suppliers and outside the Gulf of Aden area comes at a time when the region in the Middle East is witnessing prolonged geopolitical concerns. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy is to receive the Masila crude cargo on the Ambelos Aframax tanker at its 135,000 b/d Sakai refinery in western Japan Monday, according to market sources. Around 200,000 barrels of crude was loaded on to the Ambelos, a Bahamas-flagged 114,600 dwt vessel, which is about to head into Osaka Bay, according to S&P Global Platts trade flow software cFlow. A source close to Yemeni oil production said that […]