MOSCOW, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Ural crude spreads eased against dated Brent in north-west Europe on Tuesday as demand for cargoes was weak in February while sellers tried to place remaining volumes.

  • The lagging market structure and deteriorating refining margins in the Urals drove buyers away from the market, traders said.
  • Winter storms in southern Russia are hampering oil operations at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk and shipments have mostly been suspended since early February, traders and ports…