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Trump administration eases environmental enforcement during outbreak

27 Mar 2020

The Trump administration has decided to ease enforcement of environmental regulations covering polluting industries to help them cope with impacts from the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday.

U.S. refiners sell biofuel credits to raise cash as valuations tank

27 Mar 2020

U.S. refiners sold renewable fuel credits last week in a bid to raise cash as their market capitalizations slumped amid the oil price crash, according to three industry sources.

U.S. EPA to announce decision on seasonal fuel waivers as soon as Friday

27 Mar 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it would decide as soon as Friday whether to allow sales of winter-grade gasoline into the spring and summer to help the fuel industry deal with a massive supply glut, after a source said several states already unilaterally waived the anti-smog requirements.

U.S. refiners sell biofuel credits to raise cash as valuations tank

27 Mar 2020

March 26 U.S. refiners sold renewable fuel credits last week in a bid to raise cash as their market capitalizations slumped amid the oil price crash, according to three industry sources.

Oil prices settle higher on stimulus package, fuel demand sinks

26 Mar 2020

NEW YORK U.S. crude prices settled higher on Wednesday, bolstered by progress on a massive pending U.S. economic stimulus package, even as government data showed the coronavirus pandemic started undercutting U.S. fuel demand last week.

UPDATE 2-Phillips 66 delays scheduled refinery shutdowns on coronavirus concerns

25 Mar 2020

March 24 Phillips 66 is delaying three sizeable scheduled shutdowns at its refineries this year, the company said on Tuesday, because of concerns that coronavirus could spread among the refineries' workers if the maintenance goes ahead.

Phillips 66 delays scheduled refinery shutdowns on coronavirus concerns

24 Mar 2020

Phillips 66 is delaying three sizeable scheduled shutdowns at its refineries this year, the company said on Tuesday, because of concerns that coronavirus could spread among the refineries' workers if the maintenance goes ahead.

Philips 66 delays scheduled refinery shutdowns on coronavirus concerns

24 Mar 2020

March 24 Phillips 66 is delaying three sizeable scheduled shutdowns at its refineries this year, the company said on Tuesday, because of concerns that coronavirus could spread among the refineries' workers if the maintenance goes ahead.

Delta Airlines cuts oil refinery production by 40,000 barrels per day-source

23 Mar 2020

March 23 Delta Airlines is reducing production at its 190,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Trainer, Pennsylvania by 40,000 bpd, according to a source familiar with plant operations.

BP/Husky Ohio refinery shuts alky unit, sends workers home: source

21 Mar 2020

A 160,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery owned by BP Plc and Husky Energy in Toledo, Ohio, has shut a 3,000-bpd alkylation unit, according to a source familiar with plant operations.

World News

U.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country's mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city's desperate fight.