North Sea Crude-Forties steady, Glencore buys cargo from Vitol
* Prices have been under pressure from large amounts of oil held in floating storage in the North Sea offshore the UK, according to tanker data and trade sources. LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The price of North Sea Forties crude oil held steady on Friday, unchanged from its last deal on Monday, and remained at a slight discount to dated Brent, traders said. Brent: Glencore bid for a Sept 15-22 cargo at dated plus 10 cents but found no interest. Glencore also bid for a Sept 7-18 Forties cargo at dated Brent plus 10 cents, while BP offered Forties for Sept 8-10 delivery at dated Brent plus 35 cents.