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Tesoro Signs Deal with Pemex to Enter Mexico
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 The Texas-based refiner that will soon be called Andeavor will supply fuels in Mexico's Sonora and Baja California states.

India Approves Creation of State Oil Giant in $4.6 Billion Deal
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 India approves the sale of a $4.6B stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. to the country's biggest oil and gas explorer, according to a person with knowledge.

German Diesel Makers Get Reprieve as Home States Reject Bans
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Germany is wrestling over the future of diesel autos.

California Lawmakers Approve Landmark Extension to Climate Policy
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The legislation extends California's cap-and-trade program, which was set to expire in three years, through 2030 and attempts to strengthen it.

China June Oil Refinery Throughput Close to Record
Monday, July 17, 2017 "Refinery runs were impressive considering that refinery maintenance was still heavy," said Nevyn Nah, analyst at Energy Aspects.


  


India BPCL Makes Its First US Oil Purchase, Buys Mars, Poseidon
Monday, July 17, 2017 India's Bharat Petroleum Corp has made its first purchase of US oil, buying high sulphur crudes Mars and Poseidon in a tender, its head of refineries said.

Big Oil Just Woke Up to Threat of Rising Electric Car Demand
Friday, July 14, 2017 The world's biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat.

TWITTER POLL: Rigzone Readers Weigh In on Volvo's All-electric Decision
Friday, July 14, 2017 Nearly one-quarter of respondents in a Rigzone Twitter poll see negative implications for refiners.

Oil Sands Help Shale Stymie OPEC's Effort to Rebalance Market
Thursday, July 13, 2017 OPEC producers are finding that shale oil drillers aren't their only adversaries in their battle to drain a three-year crude glut.

Kuwait to Boost Oil-Output Capacity From 2030, Plans Refineries
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Kuwait plans to raise oil-production capacity to as much as 4.75 million barrels a day after 2030.

ExxonMobil Fined For Louisiana Refinery Explosion That Injured Four
Thursday, July 13, 2017 ExxonMobil has been fined about $165,000 by US regulators for safety lapses including inadequate training and equipment maintenance over an explosion.

Asian Refiners Tweak Their Qatar Oil Loadings To Side-Step Gulf Spat
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Asia's oil refiners are adjusting their shipping arrangements for loading Qatari crude to side-step the diplomatic spat between Doha and other Middle East nations.

With Latest Deal, Circle K Owner Steps Up Canadian Invasion
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 A Canadian company is trying to corner the corner-store market in the US.

Saudi Aramco to Meet Asia Demand for August Crude in Full -Sources
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Saudi Arabia has been cutting exports to Europe and the United States to comply with a production cut deal.

Pemex Terminates Odebrecht Refinery Contract Amid US Probe
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Pemex last month terminated a 1.8 billion peso ($100 million) contract with Odebrecht SA amid a probe by the U.S. Justice Department.

Report: For Now, NOC Refiners Winning the Digital Maturity Race
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Now's a good time for refiners to adopt digital technologies, report's author tells Rigzone.

KMG Switches from Urals Supplies to Romanian Refineries as Prices Rise
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Kazakh state oil company Kazmunaigaz reportedly plans to replace expensive Urals crude with cheaper Mediterranean grades for its refineries in Romania.

US EPA Chief Says to Treat Diesel Emissions Cheating 'Very Aggressively'
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said the agency must ensure Volkswagen AG's excess diesel emissions is not repeated, and will treat improper behavior by automakers "very aggressively."

Urals Differentials Dip, But Still Close To 2-Year Highs
Monday, July 10, 2017 Urals crude differentials in northwest Europe inched lower, but remain close to 2-year highs.

Abu Dhabi Oil Firm ADNOC Catches Regional Listing Bug
Monday, July 10, 2017 ADNOC is looking to float some of its services businesses and enter tie-ups with global investors to help it create new revenue streams and secure more market access.

Fire Extinguished At Syncrude Oil Sands Plant In Alberta
Monday, July 10, 2017 A small fire broke out in a sulphur emissions reduction unit at the Syncrude oil sands plant in northern Alberta.


 
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