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Laura Sanicola

Bankrupt Philadelphia refinery expects second insurance payment

Dec 13 2019

Insurers of Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) have indicated they will make a second payment of $15 million from its property policy in connection to the June fire and subsequent shutdown of the plant, court documents showed.

U.S. agency proposes rule requiring disclosure of accidental chemical releases

Dec 11 2019

A proposed rule requiring companies to submit reports of accidental hazardous chemical releases to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will be published in the Federal Register on Thursday.

Husky Lima, Ohio refinery to begin crude unit restart on Monday: source

Nov 26 2019

Husky Energy's 177,000 bpd refinery in Lima, Ohio will begin restarting its crude unit on Monday, according to a source familiar with the plant's operations.

UPDATE 1-Bayway refinery Teamsters ratify 3-year contract with Phillips 66

Nov 15 2019

Nov 15 Union workers at Phillips 66's 285,000-barrel-per-day Bayway refinery in Linden, New Jersey, ratified a three-year contract on Friday evening, avoiding a strike or lockout at the largest petrochemical complex on the U.S. East Coast.

Cost of sulfur credits surges for U.S. refiners as clean fuel deadline looms

Nov 13 2019

Refiners are paying nine times what they were paying three years ago for a limited supply of sulfur credits, with prices surging ahead of a year-end deadline for the industry to comply with U.S. smog-busting regulations, according to industry sources.

Marathon heads into earnings targeted by activist investors

Oct 30 2019

Marathon Petroleum Corp will release earnings on Thursday at a time when activist investors are pressuring company executives to make major changes, including potentially spinning off its retail gasoline unit that enjoyed strong margins in the most recent quarter.

Phillips 66, Bayway Teamsters agree to more talks next week: source

Oct 22 2019

Phillips 66 and labor leaders representing workers at its 285,000 barrel per day Bayway refinery in Linden, New Jersey, will resume negotiations next week, according to a source familiar with the talks.

Odds of strike rise as Bayway workers, Phillips 66 hit impasse

Oct 21 2019

Negotiations between Phillips 66 and the Teamsters Local 877, which represents workers at its 285,000-barrel-per-day Bayway refinery in Linden, New Jersey, have broken down, raising the possibility of a work stoppage at the Northeast's largest operational refinery.

Bayway refinery workers reject contract, citing safety concerns

Oct 04 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 4 Union workers at Phillips 66's 285,000-barrel-per-day Bayway refinery in Linden, NJ, voted against a three-year contract on Friday evening, raising the chances of a strike or lockout at the largest petrochemical complex on the U.S. East Coast.

Decision on Canada's Come-By-Chance refinery expansion expected in coming days

Sep 25 2019

NEW YORK Canadian officials will decide in coming days whether to grant environmental approval for expansion and upgrades at the North Atlantic Refining-owned refinery in Come-by-Chance, the Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment in Newfoundland and Labrador said on Wednesday.

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