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US EPA grants 31 small refinery waivers from biofuel laws, angering corn lobby

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018, infuriating the ethanol and corn producers

Iraq says Eni, BP deal doesn't mean Exxon excluded from southern mega-project

Iraq’s oil ministry said it was still in talks with U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil over a major deal to improve the country’s southern oil infrastructure.

Teledyne completes acquisition of gas and flame detection business

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced the successful completion of the previously announced acquisition by Teledyne of the gas and flame detection business

Ribbon cutting ceremony celebrates renewable natural gas facility

Aria Energy, a Michigan-based renewable energy company recently celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newest Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) facility at the Waste Connections-owned Butler County Landfill in David City, Neb. on Friday, July 26.

Air Products acquires gasification business and technology

Air Products announced it has completed the acquisition of General Electric Company’s (“GE”) gasification business from GE Power. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.

Shell considers solar panels to power Singapore refinery site

Royal Dutch Shell is considering to install solar panels to power its Bukom refining site in Singapore.

Marathon's Galveston Bay, Texas reformer may restart by weekend

Marathon Petroleum Corp may restart a reformer at its 585,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas, by the end of the week, sources said.

Asia jet fuel premiums at highest seasonal peak since 2013, but may soon fade

Asian jet fuel buyers are paying the highest cash premiums for this time of year since 2013 amid a short-term supply shortage.

Confidence in New Permian Pipelines Lifts WTI Crude Prices Above Expectations

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude in Midland traded in positive territory for the first time in more than a month on expectations a new Permian pipeline will begin operation soon, traders said.

Lineal Delivers $3.9 Million Project to Camber Energy

Camber Energy's recently acquired Lineal Industries subsidiary has been awarded a new contract for reconstruction of a 2,000-foot section of natural gas pipeline in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Cheniere says working on Louisiana Sabine Pass 3 and 4 LNG export plant

Cheniere Energy Inc said on Monday it is conducting previously scheduled turnarounds on Trains 3 and 4 at the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal

Energy firm has no intention of buying stake in Bina oil refinery

Malaysian state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) said that it was not interested in acquiring a stake in India’s Bina oil refinery.

Grace licenses process technology to coal mine group

W. R. Grace & Co., the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Datong Coal Mine Group Co., Ltd.

Nord Stream 2 project operator assessing U.S. sanctions bill

The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project’s operator said it was assessing a U.S. bill passed by a Senate panel

Tianjin terminal receives first LNG cargo from Russia's Yamal

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) received its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from Russia’s Yamal project in the Arctic at its terminal in Tianjin

Mitsubishi will not invest in Russia's Arctic LNG

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp has decided not to invest in Russia’s Arctic liquefied natural gas (LNG) project after conducting comprehensive studies.