Loadings of Kazakhstan’s CPC crude grade spiked to a record-high 1.65 million b/d in March propelled by production from the giant Tengiz and Kashagan fields, the pipeline’s operator said in a statement. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now CPC is a light crude that loads in the Russian port of Novorossiisk on the Black Sea, however, 90% of the crude comes by pipeline from landlocked Kazakhstan’s oil fields in and around the Caspian Sea. Loadings in March were 150,000 b/d higher than the previous record set in June last year, on a barrels-per-day basis, according to the statement late-Wednesday from the Caspian Pipeline Consortium. The surge means Kazakhstan has been contributing to massive oversupply in […]