EIA: US crude stocks fall, but gasoline, distillates up

(Reuters) — US crude oil stocks fell last week, led by the biggest fall in inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma storage hub in eight years, while gasoline and distillate stockpiles rose, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

China state companies reach for new markets as 2017 diesel exports surge

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Chinese state companies are shipping diesel to new buyers in the Middle East and Latin America as exports of the fuel head towards a record, and independent refiners could help raise the outbound sales even higher next year, multiple sources said.

ICRC buying fuel to pump clean water in Yemen as "last resort"

GENEVA (Reuters) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday it was making a "stop-gap" purchase of fuel so as to provide clean water to one million people in the Yemeni cities of Hodeidah and Taiz for one month.

China diesel in rare rally as smog war, tax fears stir supply worries

BEIJING (Reuters) — A rally in China's diesel prices has pushed the fuel to a rare premium over gasoline as dealers scramble to scoop up supplies amid fears of shortages due to Beijing's war on smog and possible tax changes.

Neste forms partnerships with four distributors to provide renewable diesel to California

Neste has announced exclusive partnerships with four fuel distributors in California: IPC (USA), Inc.; Ramos Oil Company, Van De Pol Petroleum; and Western States Oil. Public and private fleets will now have access to a consistent and high-quality supply of Neste MY Renewable Diesel through these partners.

Mobil to restore Lyttelton terminal fuel storage capacity

Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited (Mobil) announced plans to improve fuel supply capacity for the South Island with the construction of two tanks at its fuel terminal in Lyttelton.

Singapore charges defunct marine fuel supplier, staff for cheating

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — A Singapore marine fuel supplier and three executives have been charged with cheating as part of a government crackdown on short deliveries of fuel to vessels in the world’s largest bunkering hub.

IMO: Ships will be "unseaworthy" if miss sulfur emission rule

LONDON (Reuters) — Ships which do not meet cuts to the amount of sulfur they can burn in their engines risk being declared "unseaworthy," the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Thursday.

EIA: US Crude oil, gasoline stocks up unexpectedly in latest week

(Reuters) — US crude oil and gasoline inventories grew unexpectedly last week as crude production and refining output rose, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

Mexico's energy chief says plan coming to 'soften' retail fuel increases

HOUSTON (Reuters) — Mexico's finance ministry is looking at ways to "soften" the price impact of gasoline market liberalization next year, Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said on Tuesday following a meeting of North American energy ministers in Houston.