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Japan's trade ministry says JXTG's Osaka refinery remains halted

**The refining operations of Japan's JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp's 115,000 barrels-per-day (bpd) Osaka refinery remain halted following an unplanned shutdown after an earthquake with a 6.1 magnitude hit western Japan on Monday morning, the trade ministry says.

ExxonMobil considers importing LNG to Australia

ExxonMobil Corp, southeastern Australia's biggest gas supplier, is considering importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to help plug a looming gas shortage from 2021 and protect its market share.


U.S. prosecutors pull encrypted messages from phones seized in Cohen raids

NEW YORK Federal prosecutors investigating U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen have extracted more than 700 pages of messages sent using encrypted programs like WhatsApp and Signal on phones seized from Cohen, according to a court filing on Friday. | Video