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North Sea Crude-Ekofisk rises, Brent offered higher

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - North Sea Ekofisk crude differentials rose on Friday, supported by strong demand and bullish sentiment for lighter crudes, while Brent was offered higher.


* Ekofisk: Vitol sold to Trafigura a cargo loading Nov. 27-29 at dated Brent plus $2.00, higher than the last assessment.

* Brent: Total offered a cargo loading on Dec. 3-5 at dated Brent plus 85 cents, higher than the last assessment of dated plus 15 cents.

* Forties: No indications seen on Friday. (Reporting by Alex Lawler; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)