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Biden's IRA drives surge in U.S. imports of Chinese used cooking oil for biodiesel and SAF

Used cooking oil can be refined into fuels such as biodiesel and SAF, which can be blended with conventional fuels to reduce carbon emissions.

Vietnam's Nghi Son refinery to restart some units from Oct 7-9 after maintenance

Vietnam's largest oil refinery will restart some of its units from Oct 7-9 after it was shut down late last month for maintenance.

Shell likely to restart Pernis refinery unit by Sept. 25

Shell is tentatively expected to restart a hydrocracking unit at Europe's biggest oil refinery in the Netherlands by Sept. 25 after a leak forced its shutdown on Tuesday, traders said, citing a report from industry monitor IIR.

Europe's refinery output rises 1% m/m in August

European oil refinery output in August rose by 1% from the previous month to 9.73 million bpd.

Galp's Sines refinery to shut down for two months

Portugal's 226,000-barrels-per-day Sines refinery, owned by Galp Energia , will shut down for two months between October and November for planned maintenance.

India's Reliance to temporarily shut some Jamnagar units for maintenance

India's Reliance Industries said that it plans to temporarily shut three units at its plant in Jamnagar in the western Indian state of Gujarat for planned maintenance and inspection activities.

China oil refinery output rises to record on firmer demand, export margins

China's oil refinery throughput in August rose to a record, data showed, as processors in the world's second-largest crude consumer kept run rates high to meet summer travel demand and capitalize on strengthening export margins.

Nigeria awards 42 contracts under delayed flaring program

Nigeria has awarded contracts to 42 companies under a program to harness gas which is released as a byproduct of oil production.

Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery to close for maintenance in March–April

Vietnam's Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical will shut down its 130,000-bpd Dung Quat refinery in March and April next year for major maintenance.

As Saudi oil cuts raise prices, Asia refineries buy elsewhere

Refiners across the top-importing region of Asia are being forced to adapt buying patterns as the additional output cuts by Saudi Arabia have reduced availability of their preferred medium sour grades of crude.