Recently elevated to vice president at the American Petroleum Institute, John Modine oversees the trade group’s global industry services department. The unit focuses on promoting standards and best practices worldwide. More »
While refiners currently enjoy a discount on domestic crude — which is priced well below the international benchmark — that scenario could disappear with broad oil exports.
The pipeline is the southern leg of TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline. More »
Berkshire Hathaway made a deal on Monday for Phillips 66’s flow improver business, which manufactures a chemical agent that breaks up debris and moves oil and gas through pipelines. More »
A group of doctors concerned about air pollution is asking Utah regulators to put a hold on a major oil refinery expansion. More »
BP has turned on a key new unit to process more Canadian oil sands crude at the company’s largest refinery in Indiana, the British oil giant announced Wednesday. More »
The blaze sent thousands of people to hospitals seeking medical attention.
Royal Dutch Shell says it has actually boosted its domestic gasoline sales over the last five years, despite plummeting demand for the fuel in the United States. More »
Federal investigators on Monday called for an overhaul of the way oil refineries are regulated in California and across the nation, saying the smoky fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last year exposed weaknesses in systems that do not force companies to demonstrate they are operating as safely as possible. More »
The fire at Chevron Corp.’s refinery in Richmond, California, last year that sickened thousands was caused by the company ignoring a decade’s worth of calls for inspections and upgrades of piping that eventually corroded and failed, a federal safety report said today. More »
Corn prices have fallen 40 percent in 2013, a drop that inspired refineries to blend a record amount of ethanol into gasoline in August. More »
A trainload of crude Colorado arrived last week at a new railport in Orange County. More »