Process disruption accelerates Neste's Porvoo refinery maintenance

Neste has begun maintenance at its Porvoo refinery early, due to a recent process disruption in a production line.

Chinese gasoil exports may hit Asia refiner margins for rest of year

Asian gasoil distillates refining margins are likely to remain bearish for the next few months on larger than usual exports from China.

Duonix Beatrice begins biodiesel production using ENSEL technology

Flint Hills Resources and Benefuel Inc. will startup the Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant, the first commercial-scale application of Benefuel’s ENSEL technology.

API: Moving point of obligation does not fix the RFS

API Downstream Group Director Frank Macchiarola reminded policymakers that the Renewable Fuel Standard mandate needs to be repealed or significantly reformed.

China fuel exports cast Q4 pall over global oil products

China's state oil refiners are readying to export more diesel and gasoline in coming months in an already saturated global market.

Neste launches 100% renewable diesel

Neste is planning to sell diesel produced entirely from renewable raw materials at selected stations in Finland around the turn of the year.

Platts proposes change in sulfur content in Asia gasoil benchmarks

Oil pricing agency Platts has begun consulting with traders this week on a change it has proposed in the sulfur content of its key gasoil benchmarks in Asia and the Middle East.

Iran to raise shipments of cleaner diesel from 2017

Iran is aiming to increase export volumes of cleaner diesel from next year as its refineries are upgraded, even as it cuts its reliance on imports.

CITGO celebrates 90th Anniversary of Lemont Refinery

CITGO Petroleum Corp. is capping off the commemoration of the Lemont Refinery's 90th anniversary.

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Rhodes, Michael, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

European refining margins rose as refineries completed maintenance and recovered from the negative impact of the France strikes.