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Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Saturday that it had brought under control a fire at its Salina Cruz refinery in the southern Oaxaca state without any injuries to personnel.


A fire at a chemical factory in southern India killed at least six people and injured 12, a government official said on Thursday, with more casualties feared in the second such accident this week.


Veolia has launched the world's largest biorefinery project producing CO2-neutral biofuel from pulp production.


Negotiators from Chevron Corp and the United Steelworkers union (USW) are scheduled to meet on Monday to discuss a possible end to a strike at the company’s oil refinery in Richmond, California, spokespeople for both sides said.

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Olympus Corporation has announced the completion of the separation of its Scientific Solutions business to a wholly-owned subsidiary, Evident Corporation.


Dangote's 650,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil refinery being built in Nigeria is due to begin production by the fourth quarter of 2022, Group Executive Devakumar Edwin said on Sunday.


Exxon Mobil Corp plans to complete an overhaul of a gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracker (FCC) at its 502,500 barrel-per-day (bpd) Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refinery by April 5, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday.

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Chevron Corp plans to begin an overhaul of the crude distillation unit (CDU) at its 245,271 barrel-per-day Richmond, California, refinery in mid-April.


Neste Corporation has completed the previously announced agreement to sell its existing base oils business to Chevron Global Energy Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.

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PHMSA has announced a new rule requiring the installation of remotely controlled or automatic shut-off valves, or alternative equivalent technologies, on new and replaced onshore natural gas, carbon dioxide, and other hazardous liquid pipelines.


LyondellBasell is increasing production at its 263,776 bpd Houston refinery on Wednesday after stabilizing operations following a malfunction that affected multiple units, said sources familiar with plant operations.


Suncor Energy said on Wednesday it had extinguished a fire at its 146,000-barrel-per-day Edmonton refinery that broke out in the morning and caused one injury.


Tellurian recently announced it will begin construction of phase one of its Driftwood LNG export facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.


The crude distillation unit (CDU) at Exxon Mobil Corp's 61,500 barrel-per-day (bpd) Billings, Montana, refinery was shut on Sunday by a fire on the unit, said sources familiar with plant operations.


Union workers were removed from a Chevron Corp oil refinery near San Francisco hours ahead of a deadline to begin the first labor strike at the gasoline producing plant in more than 40 years.

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