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Singapore fuel oil stockpiles extend slide to five-week low

Singapore's onshore fuel oil stockpiles extended declines to a five-week low, although inventory levels continued to average higher compared to last month.

Motiva restarts two CDUs at Port Arthur, Texas (U.S.) refinery

Motiva Enterprises restarted two crude distillation units overnight at its 626,000 bpd Port Arthur, Texas (U.S.) refinery, the nation's largest, after a power outage.

Trafigura consortium in talks to buy Exxon oil refinery in France

Rhone Energies, a consortium of commodity trader Trafigura and Entara LLC, is in exclusive negotiations with Exxon Mobil's ESSO SAF to acquire the Fos-sur-Mer refinery in southern France and the Toulouse and Villette de Vienne terminals.

Kent plays integral role In ExxonMobil's investment In Fawley UK petrochemical complex

Kent, a leading global engineering and project management company, announced its significant involvement in ExxonMobil's $1.04-B investment in its Fawley petrochemical complex.

Lukoil expects damaged NORSI refinery units back up in Q2

Russian oil producer Lukoil expects its damaged CDU-6 primary unit and catalytic cracker at the NORSI oil refinery to return to operations in the second quarter following seasonal maintenance.

Russia's Orsk refinery declares force majeure on fuel supply due to floods

Russia's Orsk oil refinery, which has halted output after widespread floods, declared force majeure on fuel supplies from April 8, according to a document issued by plant owner Forteinvest.

Vietnam's Long Son Petrochemicals Complex to commence commercial operations in Q3 2024

The Long Son Petrochemicals Co. Ltd. has confirmed that its Long Son petrochemical complex in Ba Ria - Vung Tau province is set to start commercial operations in the third quarter of 2024.

Cenovus Energy pumps $1.5 B into Ohio refineries, plans expansion

Cenovus Energy commits to bolstering its operations in Ohio, with plans for a substantial injection of over $1.5 B into the region over the next half-decade.

Oil India plans to start Numaligarh refinery by Dec 2025, export refined fuels

Oil India plans to start its 180,000 bpd Numaligarh refinery in the northeastern state of Assam by December 2025, its chairman Ranjit Rath said.

Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical reopens Mailiao refinery port, restarts a crude unit after quake

Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical restarted operations at the port at its Mailiao oil refinery after closing it as a precautionary measure following a powerful earthquake.