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Tug-of-war: U.S. refiner Citgo caught in Venezuela political upheaval

Jan 31 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas Citgo Petroleum Corp, the eighth largest U.S. refiner and Venezuela's top foreign asset, is in the middle of a tug-of-war as the Trump administration tries to use the company as leverage to topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Tug-of-war: U.S. refiner Citgo caught in Venezuela political upheaval

Jan 31 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan 31 Citgo Petroleum Corp, the eighth largest U.S. refiner and Venezuela's top foreign asset, is in the middle of a tug-of-war as the Trump administration tries to use the company as leverage to topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Tug-of-war - U.S. refiner Citgo caught in Venezuela political upheaval

Jan 31 2019

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas Citgo Petroleum Corp, the eighth largest U.S. refiner and Venezuela's top foreign asset, is in the middle of a tug-of-war as the Trump administration tries to use the company as leverage to topple Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Exclusive: Chevron to buy Texas refinery from Brazil's Petrobras - sources

Jan 28 2019

HOUSTON Chevron Corp has agreed to buy a Texas oil refinery with a troubled past and space to handle a coming flow of shale from its West Texas operations, two sources familiar with negotiations said on Monday.

EXCLUSIVE-Chevron to buy Texas refinery from Brazil's Petrobras -sources

Jan 28 2019

HOUSTON, Jan 28 Chevron Corp has agreed to buy a Texas oil refinery with a troubled past and space to handle a coming flow of shale from its West Texas operations, two sources familiar with negotiations said on Monday.

Exxon OK's project to nearly double size of Texas refinery: sources

Jan 28 2019

HOUSTON Exxon Mobil Corp has given final approval to an expansion that would nearly double the size of its 365,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Beaumont, Texas, refinery, making it the largest in the United States, said two people familiar with the company's plans.

Exxon green lights expansion of major Texas refinery project -sources

Jan 28 2019

HOUSTON Jan 28 Exxon Mobil Corp has given final approval to an expansion of its 365,000 barrel-per-day Beaumont, Texas, refinery that could make it the country's largest by capacity, said two people familiar with the company's plans.

Sixteen coal ash pits contaminating Texas groundwater -report

Jan 17 2019

HOUSTON Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants into groundwater, including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP).

RPT-U.S. union boss heads to oil contract talks after win for steelworkers

Jan 16 2019

HOUSTON, Jan 16 Buoyed by concluding a big pay raise for steel workers last month, a United Steelworkers union top negotiator squares off on Wednesday against oil companies seeking to win a 24 percent wage hike for 30,000 refinery and chemical employees.

U.S. union boss heads to oil contract talks after win for steelworkers

Jan 16 2019

HOUSTON Buoyed by concluding a big pay raise for steel workers last month, a United Steelworkers union top negotiator squares off on Wednesday against oil companies seeking to win a 24 percent wage hike for 30,000 refinery and chemical employees.

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