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Argentina says fuel shortages should ease soon, imports arriving

The Argentine government and oil companies said fuel shipments are starting to arrive that in coming days should ease a shortage, after a spike in demand caused long lines at gas stations.

Hydrocarbon Processing honored at global media awards gala

Hydrocarbon Processing was awarded two Eddies from FOLIO, which recognizes the highest achievement in the global media industry. Hydrocarbon Processing received awards for Best Full Issue for its deep-dive into the technologies that are facilitating sustainability, and Best Series of Articles for its look at the History of the HPI.

Valero to run its 14 refineries at up to 96.5% capacity in Q4

Valero Energy plans to operate its 14 oil refineries in North America and Britain at up to 96.5% of their combined total throughput capacity of 3.2 million bpd in the fourth quarter.

LyondellBasell acquires 25% of Cyclyx joint venture, joining Agilyx and ExxonMobil to accelerate plastic waste recycling

Cyclyx International, a joint venture between Agilyx and ExxonMobil, announces LyondellBasell has acquired 25% equity ownership of the JV. LyondellBasell joining Cyclyx, further accelerates innovation and development of the necessary infrastructure for a nationwide circular economy for plastics.

Ecopetrol CEO says oil industry's future not threatened by energy transition

Colombia's oil and gas industry is not coming to an end due to the transition to cleaner energy in response to a union statement which alleged executive decision-making is threatening the majority state-owned company's future.

Venezuela's PDVSA signs new euro-denominated fuel contracts amid U.S. sanction easing

Venezuela's PDVSA has signed at least two new spot contracts to export fuel oil and asphalt cement, demanding prepayment in euros from customers as the state-run oil company begins to turn to cash sales after the U.S. eased sanctions.

U.S. crude, gasoline stockpiles rise as refiners run less oil

U.S. crude oil stockpiles jumped last week as refinery utilization dropped, while gasoline inventories posted a surprise build.

Petoskey Plastics receives NOL from FDA for food-contact PCR-LLDPE

Petoskey Plastics has received a No Objection Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration confirming the capability of its secondary recycling process to produce post-consumer recycled linear, low-density polyethylene material that is suitable for food-contact applications.

Market prices for Renewable Fuel Standard credits are falling

The prices of ethanol and biomass-based diesel renewable identification number credits—the compliance mechanism used for the Renewable Fuel Standard program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—each fell by more than one third between September 1 and October 16.

ExxonMobil licenses fluid bed methanol-to-gasoline technology to Aramco for synthetic fuel demonstration plant in NEOM, Saudi Arabia

ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC has licensed its advanced fluid bed Methanol-to-Gasoline technology to Aramco for a demonstration scale unit to be located in NEOM’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center.