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bp cleaning up 25,000-gallon gasoline spill in Washington state (U.S.)

bp has been working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and local officials to clean up a roughly 25,000-gallon gasoline spill from its Olympic Pipeline near Mount Vernon in Washington state.

Neste plans turnaround at Porvoo refinery in spring 2024

Finland's Neste said it will have a major turnaround at its Porvoo refinery for about nine weeks between April and June next year.

Tanker in Red Sea targeted by speedboat gunfire and missiles

A tanker in the Red Sea off Yemen's coast was fired on by gunmen in a speedboat and targeted with missiles, maritime sources said, the latest incident to threaten the shipping lane after Yemeni Houthi forces warned ships not to travel to Israel.

Fire causes two explosions at refinery in eastern Iran

A fire at a small refinery in eastern Iran's Birjand special economic zone caused two explosions and remains out of control.

Eight Texas (U.S.) chemical plant workers treated for toxic gas exposure

Eight people were taken to a hospital for treatment after a toxic gas leak at Altivia Chemicals' plant in La Porte, Texas.

Digital Feature: Enhancing ethylene cracker radiant tube integrity through innovative robotic inspection

Radiant tube failure ranks as a primary cause of unplanned shutdowns in ethylene cracking furnaces. This article examines tube failures via carburization, along with a proprietary technology that provides comprehensive multi-aspect inspection data to mitigate ethylene radiant tube failures.

EPA fines Iowa ethanol producer for alleged clean air act violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will collect a $89,860 penalty from POET Biorefining – Menlo LLC, a bioethanol producer in Menlo, Iowa, to resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.

Fire at Marathon's Martinez refinery in California (U.S.) injuries one

A fire was reported at Marathon Petroleum Corp's Martinez refinery in California in which one person was injured and 20 facility workers evacuated.

Texas (U.S.) crude quality checks rise after excess metal found in oil export

U.S. oil pipeline and export terminal operators are stepping up quality checks after finding an out-of-specification cargo that raised worries of excess metals contaminating Texas shale oil.

Rural Texas (U.S.) chemical plant fire extinguished

A fire at a rural chemical distribution plant northeast of Houston was extinguished, a county emergency services department said.