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 »

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global... Read more »

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base

(Adds comment by U.S. secretary of state) TIKRIT, Iraq, June 22 (Reuters) – Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds... Read more »

Exxon Mobil seeks bids for Norwegian offshore assets

FILE PHOTO – A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018.... Read more »

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base

(Adds Iraq military denial, changes dateline to Saturday) TIKRIT, Iraq, June 22 (Reuters) – Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds... Read more »

Exxon Mobil seeks bids for Norwegian offshore assets

FILE PHOTO – A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018.... 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 »

Fire ‘like a nuclear bomb’ rips through Philadelphia refinery

(Reuters) – Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions’ refinery in Philadelphia that has resulted in several explosions but caused no significant injuries, the company said... Read more »

Trafigura’s Puma Energy hires BAML for asset sale: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – Puma Energy, the retail and storage arm of commodities trader Trafigura, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to run the sale of some of... Read more »

Huge fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no casualties reported

(Reuters) – Fire ripped through a Pennsylvania oil refinery early on Friday, triggering a huge explosion that local media said rocked homes several miles away. Video footage showed the... Read more »