Eastern Libyan protesters close Zueitina oil port

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Eastern Libyan forces closed down major oil ports, a spokesman for an oil protection force allied to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar said on Friday, escalating... Read more »

Phillips 66 says boiler plant fire extinguished at Los Angeles, California refinery

FILE PHOTO: The Phillips 66 gas station in Superior, Colorado, U.S., July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 said a small fire at a... Read more »

Phillips 66 reports fire in Boiler plant area at Wilmington, California refinery

FILE PHOTO: The Phillips 66 gas station in Superior, Colorado, U.S., July 27, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (Reuters) – Phillips 66 reported a fire was extinguished in the area of... Read more »

Pension protests cause new power cuts at French households: RTE

PARIS (Reuters) – French power grid operator RTE said on Thursday that an illegal act of sabotage that was likely to be linked to the protests over pensions reform... Read more »

California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week’s widespread power shutoffs... Read more »

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise

(Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co.... Read more »

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of... Read more »

UPDATE 1-Oil Search says loading liquids at Gulf of Papua at reduced rate

(Adds details, 2019 production guidance) Aug 28 (Reuters) – Australia-listed Oil Search said on Wednesday it is loading liquids at its facilities in the Gulf of Papua at a... Read more »

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes

(Reuters) – A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing... Read more »

JXTG says to shut Osaka refinery venture with PetroChina as demand falls

TOKYO (Reuters) – JXTG Holdings, Japan’s biggest oil refiner, said on Tuesday it plans to close a 115,000 barrel per day (bpd) Osaka refinery that it owns with PetroChina... Read more »