Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources

(Reuters) – The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc’s oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which will hamper the supply of... Read more »

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

(Reuters) – Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday have renewed concerns about the oil industry’s use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane... Read more »

Trump administration readying final review of new vehicle fuel economy rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels at a congressional hearing on Thursday and said the proposal would... Read more »

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program

(Reuters) – Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency’s opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps... Read more »

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) – A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on... Read more »

Trump’s Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by... Read more »

UPDATE 3-Midwest flooding disrupts U.S. crude, fuel cash markets

(Recasts, adds details on product markets, updates prices) By Devika Krishna Kumar and Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK, May 28 (Reuters) – Unexpected pipeline outages and refinery shutdowns over the... Read more »

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline

(Reuters) – Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP’s crude... Read more »

Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment

(Reuters) – Tallgrass Energy LP said on Thursday it has shut down the south end of its Pony Express pipeline system due to flooding, and provided notice of a... Read more »

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the... Read more »