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U.S. probe cites 'ineffective' safeguard in Husky oil refinery blast

Dec 12 2018

HOUSTON An "ineffective" safeguard failed to prevent an explosive mixing of air and fuel at a Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, leading to a blast and fire in the plant's gasoline-producing unit in April, a U.S. industrial safety group said on Wednesday.

U.S. probe cites "ineffective" safeguard in Husky oil refinery blast

Dec 12 2018

HOUSTON An "ineffective" safeguard failed to prevent an explosive mixing of air and fuel at a Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, leading to a blast and fire in the plant's gasoline-producing unit in April, a U.S. industrial safety group said on Wednesday.

U.S. probe cites "ineffective" safeguard in Husky oil refinery blast

Dec 12 2018

HOUSTON, Dec 12 An "ineffective" safeguard failed to prevent an explosive mixing of air and fuel at a Husky Energy refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, leading to a blast and fire in the plant's gasoline-producing unit in April, a U.S. industrial safety group said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Union rallies outside LyondellBasell refinery over labor talks

Dec 05 2018

HOUSTON, Dec 5 About 100 United Steelworkers union (USW) members rallied on Wednesday outside a LyondellBasell Industries Houston oil refinery to protest the lack of negotiations there on a new local contract.

Union rallies outside LyondellBasell refinery over labor talks

Dec 05 2018

HOUSTON About 100 United Steelworkers union (USW) members rallied on Wednesday outside a LyondellBasell Industries Houston oil refinery over a lack of negotiations there on a new local contract.

U.S. refiners boost processing capacity to accommodate shale: Moody's

Nov 02 2018

HOUSTON As U.S. oil production rises - setting records in average daily output nearly every month this year - the companies that convert crude to diesel and gasoline are increasing their ability to consume more crude and generate higher profits.

Exclusive: Chevron in talks to buy Brazilian oil company's Texas refinery - sources

Oct 25 2018

HOUSTON/RIO DE JANEIRO Chevron Corp has held talks to acquire Pasadena Refining System Inc (PRSI), a Texas oil refining unit of Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA , three people familiar with the matter said this week.

Exxon begins preparing Texas refinery for shale oil expansion

Oct 24 2018

HOUSTON Exxon Mobil Corp has begun groundwork at a Texas refinery that would become the largest in the United States in advance of a final investment decision on the expansion, three sources familiar with Exxon's plans said.

U.S. union seeks raises, three-year contract for refinery workers

Sep 26 2018

SAN DIEGO Union officials representing 30,000 workers at U.S. oil refineries and chemical plants on Wednesday said they will pursue sizable wage increases and a 3-year contract in coming negotiations.

Anadarko shuts two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of hurricane

Sep 03 2018

HOUSTON/NEW YORK Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday that it had evacuated workers and shut production at two oil platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico ahead of the approach of Gordon, which is expected to come ashore as a hurricane.

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