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Marathon preparing to restart Garyville, Louisiana, units

Marathon Petroleum is preparing a plan to begin restarting units at its 596,000-bpd Garyville, Louisiana, refinery.

Louisiana oil refinery fire continues to smolder, production curbed

A storage tank fire at a Marathon Petroleum oil refinery that had triggered a temporary evacuation of area residents continue to smolder.

U.S. expands sanctions on Myanamar jet fuel, cites junta airstrikes

The United States expanded its sanctions against Myanmar to include foreign companies or individuals helping the country’s military junta to procure jet fuel that it uses to launch airstrikes on its own people, the U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement.

Los Angeles (U.S.) refineries mostly unaffected by Hurricane Hilary

The five refineries in Los Angeles, California (U.S.) came through Hurricane Hilary's wind and heavy rain mostly unaffected.

Shell, Pemex face fines for Texas chemical plant fire in May

Shell Plc and Pemex each could face more than $1 MM in fines over a Deer Park, Texas, chemical plant fire in May under a lawsuit filed by the state's attorney general.

No spill after Siberia oil field blasts -environment watchdog

Two explosions at an oilfield in western Siberia that killed two people did not lead to an oil spill, the head of Russia's environment watchdog Rosprirodnadzor said, adding that tests would show if the environment was harmed.

UN completes removal of oil from decaying tanker off Yemen

The United Nations said it had completed the removal of more than 1 million barrels of oil from a decaying supertanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast, averting a potential environmental disaster.

Panama-flagged tanker catches fire near Iranian shores

A Panama-flagged tanker called White Pearl has caught fire near the shores of Iran's Asaluyeh in the southern province of Bushehr, Iran's state TV reported.

Indonesia's Pertamina to build new fuel terminal following deadly fire

Indonesia's state energy company PT Pertamina said it will develop a fuel storage facility in north Jakarta, following a deadly fire that broke out at a terminal earlier this year and spread into a densely populated residential area.

Exxon Baytown, Texas, refinery resumes normal operations

ExxonMobil's 564,440 bpd Baytown, Texas, refinery resumed normal operations, company spokesperson Lauren Kight said, following a malfunction on a unit that triggered the plant's safety flare.