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Cash-strapped Philadelphia oil refiner PES freezes bonuses: sources

12 Apr 2019

NEW YORK Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) suspended annual bonuses to employees last week, according to three sources familiar with the company's moves, in the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find its financial footing after emerging from bankruptcy last year.

Midwest floods hammer U.S. ethanol industry, push some gasoline prices toward five-year high

08 Apr 2019

NEW YORK The March floods that punished the U.S. Midwest have trapped barrels of ethanol in the country's interior, causing shortages of the biofuel and helping to boost gasoline prices in the western United States.

RPT-Midwest floods hammer U.S. ethanol industry, push some gasoline prices toward 5-year high

08 Apr 2019

NEW YORK, April 8 The March floods that punished the U.S. Midwest have roiled the ethanol industry, hammering prices and trapping barrels in the country's interior while the U.S. coasts suffer from shortages of the biofuel.

Midwest floods hammer U.S. ethanol industry, push some gasoline prices toward 5-year high

08 Apr 2019

NEW YORK, April 8 The March floods that punished the U.S. Midwest have roiled the ethanol industry, hammering prices and trapping barrels in the country's interior while the U.S. coasts suffer from shortages of the biofuel.

Flooding, refinery outages push gasoline prices higher in U.S. West

04 Apr 2019

April 3 Severe flooding in the U.S. Midwest this season has had ripple effects for drivers further west, as washed-out rail lines disrupted ethanol supply, causing spikes in gasoline prices and even forcing some retail stations to shut down.

Floods shut nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

23 Mar 2019

MEAD, Neb./NEW YORK Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the country’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production following the devastation. | Video

RPT -Floods shut nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

22 Mar 2019

MEAD, Neb./NEW YORK, March 22 Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the nation’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production following the devastation.

RPT-Floods shut nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

22 Mar 2019

MEAD, Neb./NEW YORK, March 22 Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the nation’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production following the devastation.

Floods shut nearly a sixth of U.S. ethanol production

22 Mar 2019

MEAD, Neb./NEW YORK, March 22 Massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the nation’s ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production following the devastation.

EPA likely to grant partial waivers from U.S. biofuel laws for 2018: sources

21 Mar 2019

NEW YORK The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is likely to issue partial waivers to some of the 39 small refineries seeking relief from the nation's biofuel laws for 2018, in an unusual option to balance the competing interests of oil and corn producers, two sources briefed on the matter said on Wednesday.

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Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, breaking months of relative calm in the capital and underlining the continued security threats despite efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban.