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Russia's Tuapse oil refinery resumes operations after attack

Rosneft's Black Sea oil refinery in Tuapse resumed operations on Sunday after a drone attack.

Russia to lift gasoline export ban

The Russian government has made a final decision to suspend the temporary ban on gasoline exports as the market is sufficiently supplied. The Energy Ministry has confirmed the information.

KECO unveils new gas analyzer for real-time, continuous oxygen analysis

KECO introduces the OXYHOUND, a highly-efficient process gas analyzer that conducts real-time and continuous oxygen analysis of natural gas, biogas and other gas streams.

Mexico president's “dream” Pemex refinery hits another delay

Mexican state energy company Pemex started sending 16,300 bpd of crude oil to its new Olmeca refinery this week, less than 5% of its total capacity, signaling another delay.

Analysis: U.S. refiners reward shareholders with big returns despite softer Q1 profits

Major U.S. fuel makers returned billions in capital to shareholders in the first quarter and boosted share repurchase programs, even as refining margins softened from recent records and utilization rates fell.

China boosts crude oil storage amid soft refinery processing

The pace at which crude oil flowed into China's stockpiles increased in April as slower refinery processing outweighed a decline in imports.

Pakistan-China to sign MoU on oil-to-chemicals complex in June

During Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's visit to Beijing in June, China and Pakistan are expected to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a crude-to-petrochemical refinery project.

China biofuel makers bet on sustainable aviation fuel

Biofuel firms are pouring more than $1 B into building China's first plants to turn waste cooking oil into aviation fuel for export and meet domestic demand, once Beijing mandates the fuel's use on airplanes to cut emissions.

China's refinery output falls for first time in 20 mos due to maintenance

China's refinery output fell 3.3% in April from a year earlier, the first annual decline in 20 mos, as large refiners carried out regular maintenance and small independent plants curbed production due to thin profit margins.

Ukraine long-range attacks continue to disrupt Russian refining, energy operations

Ukraine attacked a power substation in Russian-occupied Crimea, an oil depot and railway station in Russia's Black Sea port of Novorossiysk and an oil refinery in the port town of Tuapse overnight.