CALGARY, Alberta, Oct 22 (Reuters) - U.S. West TexasIntermediate crude for delivery at Midland held recentlosses on Tuesday, weighed down by ongoing maintenance at U.S.refineries that curbed demand for crude oil.
WTI Midland for November delivery traded at $6, $6.25 and$6.50 per barrel below benchmark futures, little changed fromMonday when it traded between $5.90 and $6.55 per barrel belowU.S. futures.
Maintenance work at refineries including Phillips 66's 146,000 barrel-per-day Borger joint-venture refinery haspushed Midland prices lower in recent sessions, as has markettalk of the Magellen Midstream Partners' 225,000-bpdLonghorn pipeline running at lower rates.
Light Louisiana Sweet for November deliverystrengthened, trading between $2.25 and $2.65 per barrel aboveWTI benchmark futures.
On Monday LLS traded at $1.75, $1.85 and $1.95 per barrelabove U.S. futures.
LLS for December delivery traded at $2.60 and $2.90 perbarrel above WTI futures.
Mars Sour crude for November delivery strengthened totrade at $2.60, $2.65 and $2.75 per barrel below WTI futures,having traded at $3.35, $3.40 and $3.45 per barrel under thebenchmark on Monday.
Mars for December delivery traded between $2.25 and $2.40per barrel below U.S. futures.