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Flint Hills to keep non-essential staff out of Pine Bend refinery after Thanksgiving: source

Nov 25 2020

Flint Hills Resources will keep non-essential staff out its of 375,000-barrel-per-day Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota, for one week after Thanksgiving to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to a source familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

U.S. oil industry group pledges to fight possible Biden fracking limits

Nov 24 2020

((This Nov. 23 story refiles to correct word in quote in fifth paragraph to "national" from "natural"))

Oil industry group would pursue litigation to oppose federal fracking ban under Biden

Nov 23 2020

Nov 23 The American Petroleum Institute (API) will work with state representatives to use 'every tool at its disposal', including litigation, to oppose a Biden administration federal fracking ban, chief executive Mike Sommers said in an interview with Reuters on Monday.

Oil prices settle up over 2% on COVID-19 vaccine news

Nov 23 2020

NEW YORK Oil prices settled up more than 2% on Monday, extending last week's gains as the latest report of encouraging coronavirus vaccine trials had traders anticipating a recovery in demand.

Michigan governor files lawsuit to terminate Enbridge Line 5 easement

Nov 13 2020

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer informed Enbridge on Friday that it is terminating the easement that allows the Canadian pipeline company to operate its Line 5 pipelines below the Straits of Mackinac.

Oil gains nearly 3% on vaccine hopes, even as nations reimpose lockdowns

Nov 10 2020

NEW YORK Oil ended nearly 3% higher on Tuesday as hopes that a COVID-19 vaccine is on the horizon outweighed worries about a drop in fuel demand from new lockdowns to contain the virus.

U.S. renewable fuels legislation could garner bipartisan support under Biden

Nov 10 2020

NEW YORK, Renewable fuels are a niche market for now, but with Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden set to enter office with a divided Congress, legislation supporting demand for products like renewable diesel could garner bipartisan support.

U.S. renewable fuels legislation could garner bipartisan support under Biden

Nov 10 2020

NEW YORK, Nov 10 Renewable fuels are a niche market for now, but with Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden set to enter office with a divided Congress, legislation supporting demand for products like renewable diesel could garner bipartisan support.

U.S. refining shares soar on vaccine news, hopes for renewed fuel demand

Nov 09 2020

U.S. refining stocks soared on Monday after pharmaceutical company Pfizer said it had developed a vaccine that was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.

U.S. refining shares soar on vaccine news, hopes for renewed fuel demand

Nov 09 2020

Nov 9 The U.S. refining sector soared on Monday after pharmaceutical company Pfizer said it had developed a vaccine that was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.

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