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Jarrett Renshaw

Mar 29 2017

Green-fuel company to buy Enbridge's East Coast rail facility

NEW YORK Enbridge Inc has agreed to sell its dormant crude-by-rail terminal outside Philadelphia to Union Core America, a privately held company that wants to make road fuels with high concentrations of ethanol.

Mar 15 2017

Motorists in U.S. drove 2.2 percent more miles in January versus last year

NEW YORK Motorists traveled 242.3 billion miles (390 billion km) on U.S. roads and highways in January, a 2.2 percent increase over the same period last year, according to U.S. Department of Transportation figures released on Wednesday.

Mar 15 2017

New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer

NEW YORK While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting ethanol flew off the tracks, sending fireballs into the sky, while thousands of gallons of the biofuel leaked into the creek below.

Mar 14 2017

Exclusive: Delta hires consultant to study refinery options - sources

NEW YORK Delta Air Lines has hired a consultant to assess the impact on jet fuel prices if the carrier sells or closes the Philadelphia-area refinery it purchased five years ago to keep fuel affordable, two sources familiar with the process said.

Mar 10 2017

Ethanol train derails in Iowa, bursts into flames

NEW YORK More than two dozen tank cars hauling ethanol derailed Friday morning in northwestern Iowa, causing some to catch fire and sending an unknown volume of the biofuel into a nearby creek, officials said.

Feb 22 2017

Philadelphia Energy Solutions taps its COO to lead company

NEW YORK Philadelphia Energy Solutions has tapped chief operating officer Gregory Gatta as its next chief executive officer, the refining company said on Wednesday.

Feb 21 2017

U.S. refiners cut output as gasoline glut hurts profits

NEW YORK U.S. refiners are cutting output to reverse slumping profit margins due to record high inventories ahead of the critical summer driving season.

Feb 17 2017

As U.S. shale oil activity surges, sand could be in short supply

NEW YORK Demand for frac sand has surged in recent weeks as U.S. producers rush back to the oil patch, stoking concern that supplies of the key component of drilling may not be able to keep up with demand later this year, industry professionals said.

Feb 09 2017

U.S. refiners give mixed reviews of GOP-backed border tax plan

NEW YORK U.S. independent refiners like Phillips and Valero have offered mixed support for Republican efforts to boost American jobs and products, expressing concerns about how a border tax on imports could upend the energy ecosystem.

Feb 09 2017

U.S. refiners give mixed reviews of GOP-backed border tax plan

U.S. independent refiners like Phillips and Valero have offered mixed support for Republican efforts to boost American jobs and products, expressing concerns about how a border tax on imports could upend the energy ecosystem.

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