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Japan's Toa Oil shuts 70,000 bpd Keihin CDU due to glitch

Japanese refiner Toa Oil, a unit of Idemitsu Kosan, has shut a 70,000 bpd sole CDU at the Keihin refinery, near Tokyo, due to a system glitch.

Oil climbs as supply concerns deepen with Libyan oilfield disruption

Oil benchmark Brent rose by around a $1 a barrel, after reports of a disruption to Libya's top oilfield added to supply concerns emanating from tensions in the Red Sea.

California county (U.S.) conducts surprise inspection at PBF's Martinez refinery

Health authorities in California's Contra Costa County said they had launched an unannounced inspection at PBF Energy's 156,400-bpd refinery in Martinez (U.S.).

Disruptions in Red Sea unlikely to have large effects on oil, LNG

The disruption to energy flows in the Red Sea is unlikely to have large effects on crude oil and LNG prices as vessel redirection opportunities imply that production should not be directly affected.

Guinean capital reels from deadly blast at oil terminal

Guineans should brace for power cuts, the government has warned, as the country grapples with the aftermath of a deadly explosion at an oil terminal in the capital Conakry that destroyed fuel tanks and forced hundreds to flee damaged homes.

At least 13 killed in Guinea oil terminal blast; extent of damage unclear

The death toll from a blast at an oil terminal in Guinea's capital Conakry has risen to 13, a senior police source said, as the government warned the incident could have repercussions for the wider population.

Fire breaks out at refinery in Iranian city of Isfahan

A fire at a crude oil distillation unit at a refinery in the central Iranian city of Isfahan injured four people.

bp restarts pipeline after gasoline spill in Washington state

bp has restarted its Olympic Pipeline that had leaked roughly 25,000 gallons of gasoline near Mount Vernon in Washington state.

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.