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Our expertise is matched by extensive logistical and storage capabilities around the world.

Our trading teams in Beijing, Calgary, Geneva, Houston, Montevideo, Moscow and Singapore are complemented by offices in Johannesburg, Mexico City and Mumbai.

2.1bn
Barrels of oil and petroleum products traded in 2018
5.8m
Barrels of oil and petroleum products traded per day

Trafigura is one of the world’s largest independent traders of oil and petroleum products – one of the few with a global presence and comprehensive product coverage handling over 4 million barrels per day. We have extensive logistical and storage capability around the world. As a global trading house we have a detailed overview of macro and micro trends. As physical traders, we gain first-hand experience of economic fundamentals as they play out on the ground.

Crude
884 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Crude

The crude desk’s strong technical capabilities and resources give us the agility to respond to changing market dynamics. We have access to long-term supplies of tradable oil streams and control tankage at strategic locations. We provide distribution solutions for many different producers and assist refineries with tailored shipments and specialist financing.

 

884 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Gasoline
249 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Gasoline

The gasoline desk manages one of the world’s largest seaborne gasoline books.

We have an active market presence in components and extensive, strategically located tankage. Our global storage footprint, strategic relationships with downstream operators and carefully managed global distribution system are key strengths.

 

249 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Fuel oil
266 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Fuel oil

The fuel oil trading desk combines global presence, market knowledge and efficient logistics to connect producers and end-users.Our team has built a significant and sustainable feedstock business and forged close ties with end-users in the bunker market. We serve our customers’ needs by blending and shipping between our global network of leased and owned storage facilities.

266 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Middle distillates
297 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Middle distillates

Trafigura manages one of the largest middle distillates books across its global network. We trade the fullrange of distillates, from low to high sulphur. Our middle distillates trading operation covers jet fuel, diesel and gas oil. We use our global storage network to blend products to local specifications.Our team can adapt quickly to constantly changing specifications across the world to maximise flexibility to all of our customers.

297 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Naphtha
150 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Naphtha

Trafigura is a leading naphtha trader. We source, store and blend all the most actively demanded products and grades, supporting trade flows to the Far East, North and Latin America, Africa and Europe. We develop new outlets for condensates, using Trafigura's diverse customer base that includes refineries, splitters and petrochemical facilities.

150 m

Barrels traded in 2018

LPG
82 m

Barrels traded in 2018

LPG

Trafigura is a leading trader in the rapidly changing LPG market. Our global presence and strong logistical system support our trading activities.With control of our own storage and chartering facilities, we can tailor cargo specifications to suit a wide range of customers, from petrochemical consumers and blenders to autogas and bottled gas consumers.

 

82 m

Barrels traded in 2018

LNG
91 m

Barrels traded in 2018

LNG

In this rapidly growing energy market, Trafigura remains one of the world’s largest independent LNG traders. In addition to our spot business we have firm long-term offtake from the US and elsewhere, allowing us to offer unparalleled security of supply. Our LNG infrastructure business supports customers with strategically deployable assets that offer cost benefits, flexibility and modularity.

91 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Natural gas
64 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Natural gas

Our natural gas desk, focused on the US and Europe, has grown significantly to meet increasing demand as natural gas continues to expand its share in the power generation mix.We are the largest purchaser of gas in Texas, US and largest supplier of gas to Mexico. In Europe we have growing sales of natural gas to Ukraine, Spain and Italy.

 

64 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Biodiesel
4 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Biodiesel

The biodiesel desk is fully integrated within our global distillates team. It works globally to promote biodiesel as a sustainable alternative and adjunct to fossil fuel-based diesel.

 

 

4 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Condensates
13 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Condensates

Trafigura is a leading international condensates trader, bringing a wide variety of grades to market in all parts of the world. We develop new outlets for condensates, using Trafigura's diverse customer base that includes refineries, splitters and petrochemical facilities.

 

 

13 m

Barrels traded in 2018

Trafigura standard terms and conditions for sales and purchases of crude oil and petroleum products for all oil products

The Trafigura standard terms and conditions for sales and purchases of crude oil and petroleum products are neutral terms on which Trafigura buys and sells. The standard terms consist of (i) the BP Oil International Limited General Terms & Conditions for Sales and Purchases of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products 2015 and (ii) accompanying Trafigura Amendments, and are incorporated into all contracts for the sale and purchase of crude oil and petroleum products entered into by Trafigura Pte. Ltd.

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