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 »

Mexican government unveils winners for new oil refinery work

MEXICO CITY, July 26 (Reuters) – Mexico’s government on Friday unveiled the winners of contracts to build and develop an ambitious new oil refinery, which include Samsung Engineering and... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the... Read more »

U.S. refiners planning major plant overhauls in second quarter

HOUSTON (Reuters) – U.S. oil refiners are planning a heavy slate of plant overhauls in the second quarter, with total production this month off 8.5 percent compared with the... Read more »