Crude oil

Exxon's French Fos-Sur-Mer oil refinery to restart by end of week

The restart of Exxon Mobil's 140,000-bpd Fos-Sur-Mer oil refinery in France should be completed by the end of the week, a company spokesperson told Reuters in an emailed statement on Wednesday.

Petronas says assessing fire damage at Malaysian joint venture with Aramco

Malaysian state energy firm Petronas said on Tuesday it was studying the damage to interconnecting pipes caused by a fire last week at its refinery and petrochemical joint venture with Saudi Aramco.

Implement advanced level control techniques to improve crude distillation unit stabilizer performance

Mandal, K. K., Nayara Energy Ltd.

The performance of refinery operations depends on the stable operation of the plant.

Mexico's Pemex reports narrower quarterly loss, growing fuel sales

Mexican state oil company Pemex reported its third quarter net loss narrowed to $2.58 B but said it had suffered from increased sales costs as well as currency exchange losses as the peso weakened against the dollar.

Dr. Sultan Al Jaber calls for maximum energy, minimum emissions in ADIPEC opening address

ADIPEC is taking place against the backdrop of complexities which the world is facing and H.E. Dr. Al Jaber sought the wise counsel of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in deciding whether to dwell on the challenges or focus on the opportunities in his remarks.

Large explosion in Taiwan's CPC Dalin oil refinery, no injuries

Fire was seen raging above the plant and thick smoke billowed into the sky above for more than an hour.

Chevron's $11.2 B quarterly profit soars past estimates

Chevron reported its second-highest ever quarterly profit, blasting past analysts' estimates, driven by soaring global demand for its oil and gas and rising production from its U.S. oilfields.

Italy issues 'comfort letter' to stave off Lukoil refinery's shutdown

Italian authorities have provided Lukoil with a "comfort letter" to help a refinery it owns in Sicily get bank financing to buy non-Russian oil and remain operational.

Valero CEO says U.S. energy secretary told shuttered refineries won't restart

Valero Chief Executive Joe Gorder said this week U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was told at a recent White House meeting with energy executives that refineries shuttered in the last few years won't return production.

Italy looks to unlock financing for Lukoil-owned refinery

Italy is working on ways to keep a Lukoil-owned refinery in business despite new sanctions against Russia kicking in next month, as Rome tries to buy time to agree the sale of the plant.