In sharp contrast to India, where Saudi Arabia’s market share is at near-record lows (MEES, 2 April), Japan sourced a record high 46.5% of its February crude and condensate imports from the kingdom.

The Middle East share, at 93.4% for January-February, is also at near-record levels; 2020’s 92.0% was a record in annual terms. (CONTINUED - 374 WORDS)