15 Mar '11, 1pm

S. Korea to support Japan's energy needs after quake: SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - South Korea, the world's fifth...

SEOUL/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - South Korea , the world's fifth-largest crude oil importer, has held internal discussions on ways to cooperate with Japan over its neighbour's energy supplies after the country's deadly quake and tsunami. Some Korean refiners are also thinking of prioritising oil product sales to Japan, while regional markets face supply tightness and price rallies due to possible strong demand from Japan, the world's third-largest crude oil importer. The massive earthquake that struck on Friday caused the loss of an estimated 9,700 megawatts (MW) of nuclear and 10,831 MW of thermal power generation, and about a third of Japan's 4.5 million barrels a day (bpd) refining capacity was shut down. The head of the International Energy Agency, Nobuo Tanaka, told Reuters on Tuesday he was "not very much worried" about Japan's oil supplies following the devastating quake...

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