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 »

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane... Read more »

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery

HOUSTON (Reuters) – An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region’s oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from... Read more »

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard

(Reuters) – One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana,... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Pipeline explodes in Grady County, Oklahoma: local media

(Reuters) – A pipeline exploded in Grady County, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, according to a local news website. No injuries have been reported, KFOR.com added. It was not immediately known... Read more »

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue

(Reuters) – Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases. The... Read more »