Highlights Diversification to grow as EU sanctions, Rosneft takeover looms Germany laps up Canadian, Libyan, Saudi crudes in recent months Rosneft plant buyout to throw focus on Polish import route Germany, Europe’s biggest oil consumer, has more than doubled its sources of imported crude in recent months, according to shipping data, as its refiners increasingly hunt for alternatives to Russia’s medium sour Urals crude in the wake of the Ukraine war. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now In addition to boosting seaborne crude imports from existing suppliers Norway and the US, German refiners have turned to crudes from Canada, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Cameroon and Libya in recent months as supplies of piped medium sour Russian oil dwindle, according to vessel analytics provider Kpler. Rare crude imports have also been sourced from Guyana, Italy, Equatorial Guinea and Brazil, the data shows. Before […]