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Saudis Said to Mull Phasing Out Gasoline Subsidy by End-November
Monday, September 18, 2017 Saudi Arabia is considering a plan to phase out subsidies for gasoline and jet fuel in November at the latest.

Colonial Pipeline Allows Port Arthur Refiners To Ship Fuel After Harvey
Monday, September 18, 2017 Port Arthur, Texas refiners can use their own pumps as a temporary solution, Colonial Pipeline says.

Valero Underestimated Houston Refinery Leak During Harvey
Friday, September 15, 2017 Valero probably underestimated the leakage of dangerous chemicals when Hurricane Harvey hit its Houston refinery last month, EPA says.

Storms Worsen Unprecedented Summer Slump In US Diesel Supply
Friday, September 15, 2017 US diesel stockpiles did something this year that has never happened in the summer before: They shrank.


Quake, Blackout, Breakdowns Cripple Mexico's Refinery Capacity
Friday, September 15, 2017 Mexico's drivers may pay more for fuel after a power failure hit a second refinery the same week that the strongest earthquake in more than a century shut the nation's biggest plant.

China's Crude Refinery Output Rebounds In Aug On New Quotas
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Chinese refineries processed 6.5% more crude oil in August than a year earlier, data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows.

Canada, N. Dakota Crudes Surge On Harvey After-Effects
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Light, sweet crude out of Canada and North Dakota surged to their highest levels in over 4 years, as Midwest and East Coast refiners bid heavily for those grades.

Venezuela's Crude Supply To The United States Was Flat In August
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Venezuelan crude sales to the US in August were largely unchanged at 638,935 bpd compared with the prior month, but continued to fall far short of year-earlier levels.

Sulphurous Fuels Flow To West Africa As States Defer Tougher Rules
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Nigeria and several other West African states are not expected to implement rules banning imports of sulphur-heavy fuels until Dec. 1.

Flood-Hit India's Oil Demand Falls the Most in 14 Years
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 India's oil consumption in August shrank 6.1%, the most since April 2003, as floods ravaged several parts of the country.

It Could Take Days Before Florida Thirst for Fuel Is Slaked
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Hurricane Irma may now be gone, but its fallout will continue to haunt Florida for at least the next few days as the largest US gasoline market after California and Texas thirsts for the fuel.

Mexico's Pemex Says Refinery Electrical System Damaged By Quake
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Pemex says that it soon expects to repair turbogenerators damaged at its refinery near the epicenter of last week's massive earthquake.

States Suing Trump Administration Over Delayed Fuel-Economy Fines
Monday, September 11, 2017 US states are suing the federal government for delaying the rollout of higher 'gas-guzzler' penalties for automakers building new vehicles failing to meet minimum fuel-economy standards.

China Big Oil Investors Shrug Off Future Fossil-Fuel Vehicle Ban
Monday, September 11, 2017 The prospect of China banning fossil fuel-powered vehicles is failing to alarm investors in the oil producers likely to lose out.

Largest US Refinery Restarts Production After Harvey
Monday, September 11, 2017 The largest US refinery was restarting production for the first time since being shut nearly two weeks ago by Hurricane Harvey, said sources familiar.

Nigeria's Shoreline Energy Signs $300 Million Gas Deal With Shell
Monday, September 11, 2017 Shoreline has signed a $300 million agreement with the local unit of Shell to develop gas infrastructure around the commercial capital, Lagos, both companies say.

Mexico's Pemex Delays Starting Salina Cruz Refinery After Quake
Monday, September 11, 2017 Pemex has not yet restarted its Salina Cruz refinery due to aftershocks following last week's huge earthquake that struck off southern Mexico,

China's Teapot Plants Form New Club To Beat Rivals, But Will It Work?
Friday, September 08, 2017 A group of independent Chinese oil refiners is clubbing together to survive an onslaught by state-owned giants and the rise of private chemical giants.

Harvey May Pinch Some Gulf Coast Refining, Chemical Projects
Friday, September 08, 2017 Oil and petrochemical plants along the US Gulf Coast intend to go ahead with plans for near record spending on expansions next year.

Gas Trucks U-Turn as Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida
Thursday, September 07, 2017 Truckers who hauled gasoline to Texas last week from Florida may run the same route in reverse next week as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Sunshine State.

CNBC: Exxon CEO Says Making Progress Restarting Refinery In Texas
Thursday, September 07, 2017 ExxonMobil is making good progress as it restarts operations at its Baytown, Texas refinery following Hurricane Harvey, CEO Darren Woods told CNBC.


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