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Singapore's middle distillates inventories cross 10 MMbbl

Singapore's middle distillates inventories surged more than 1MMbbl week on week to more than a three-month high level despite gains in net exports for both jet fuel, kerosene, diesel and gasoil.

Human skull discovered at Whiting (U.S.) bp oil refinery, according to East Chicago Police

Human remains, identified as a skull, were discovered at the bp Whiting Refinery in Northwest Indiana.

Motiva's Texas (U.S.) coker to restart in next two weeks, say sources

Motiva Enterprises plans to restart the large coker at its 626,000-bpd Port Arthur, Texas, refinery within the next two weeks.

Libya's PFG threatens to close oil facilities to press salary demands

Libya's Petroleum Facilities Guards threatened to close all oil and gas facilities in the country's western region after the end of a 10-day deadline to authorities to meet their demands, including a 67% salary rise.

TotalEnergies’ Texas refinery running at minimal rates

TotalEnergies' 238,000-bpd refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, is operating at minimal production as it contends with multiple upsets on Wednesday.

EIA: U.S. crude stockpiles rise, products draw on low refining rates

U.S. crude oil stockpiles rose last week, while gasoline and distillate inventories fell as refinery maintenance and outages kept activity low.

Iraq reopens North Refinery in Baiji closed for a decade

Iraq reopened its North Refinery in Baiji that was shut for a decade during the violence and chaos that followed the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, which made it nearly impossible to run one of the country's most vital energy complexes.

Lummus Technology to provide proprietary heaters to Amiral petrochemical complex in Saudi Arabia

Lummus Technology announced a contract award from Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. to provide eight proprietary Short Residence Time (SRT®) ethylene cracking heaters at SATORP's Amiral petrochemical complex in Saudi Arabia.

Digital Feature: A novel process to help refinery operations comply with the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

This article, exclusive to Hydrocarbon Processing, details a novel refinery processing technology that enables refineries to produce fuels that adhere to the U.S. RFS.

Axens successfully starts up hydrocracking units at Shenghong's integrated refinery in China

Axens successfully started several new units at Shenghong Refining & Chemical (Lianyungang) Co. Ltd’s crude-to-paraxylene complex in China’s province of Jiangsu.