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Canada releases framework to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies

Canada released a framework for eliminating inefficient fossil fuel subsidies, making it the first G20 country to deliver on a 2009 commitment to rationalize and phase out government support for the sector.

UN could start removing oil this week from decaying Yemen tanker

An operation to start removing some 1.1 million barrels of oil from a decaying tanker moored off Yemen's coast could start by the end of the week, the United Nations said.

Shell suspends loadings of Nigeria's Forcados crude oil

Shell has suspended loadings of Nigeria's Forcados crude oil due to a potential leak at the export terminal, a spokesperson for its local subsidiary, SPDC, said.

Equinor's Mongstad refinery reduces output after lightning strike

Equinor has evacuated some staff and reduced output at its Mongstad oil refinery on Norway's west coast after a lightning strike near the plant disrupted power supplies, it said.

Marine fuel contamination hits U.S. Gulf Coast shippers

Contaminated marine fuels from several suppliers led to fouled engines on about a dozen vessels operating from the U.S. Gulf Coast this spring, according to Lloyd's Register and marine fuel testing service VPS.

Fire extinguished at Angarsk oil refinery in Russia's Siberia

A fire broke that broke out in the early hours at an oil refinery in the Siberian city of Angarsk has been extinguished, the governor of the Irkutsk region where the city is located, said.

Nigeria intercepts vessel with stolen crude oil

Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC Ltd said an 211,338-U.S. gallon vessel carrying stolen crude had been intercepted offshore while heading to Cameroon and would be destroyed as a deterrent to oil theft.

Fire breaks out in Iran's Bandar Abbas refinery

A fire broke out at the Bandar Abbas oil refinery located in the south of Iran, the student-led Young Journalists Club news agency reported.

Iran seizes tanker with 900 tons of 'smuggled fuel'

Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized a tanker holding 900 metric tons of "smuggled fuel" and 12 crew members based on a court order, a report by the semi-official Fars news agency said.

Kuwait's KIPIC says al-Zour refinery distillation unit 21 online

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company’s distillation unit 21 at the al-Zour refinery has come online.