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Fire at Equinor's Mongstad, Norway oil refinery extinguished

Equinor said in a statement that the fire, in an electrical kiosk at the refinery, had been extinguished and that emergency personnel were sent for routine medical follow-up.

Russia's Novatek resumes processing at damaged Ust-Luga complex

Russian energy company Novatek resumed gas condensate processing at its Ust-Luga complex after the site was damaged last month by a suspected Ukrainian drone attack.

Russia's Ilsky refinery plans to restart damaged unit this week

Russia's export-oriented Ilsky oil refinery plans to resume operations at its damaged primary processing unit this week.

AFPM launches seven-figure issue campaign spotlighting gas car ban policies across battleground states

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is launching a major seven-figure issue campaign across seven critical states - Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, Arizona, Ohio and Montana—and the Beltway, all aimed at informing Americans about the Biden administration’s efforts to ban new gas, diesel and flex fuel vehicles from the U.S. market.

Phillips 66 reports fire at its Billings, Montana, refinery

Phillips 66, said there was a fire at its 60,000-bpd Billings, Montana, refinery which resulted in visible smoke.

Ukrainian drones attack two oil refineries in southern Russia

Ukrainian drones attacked two oil refineries in southern Russia's Krasnodar region, causing a large fire at the Ilsky refinery during operations conducted by the SBU security service.

TotalEnergies no longer sending ships through Red Sea

TotalEnergies has not sent ships through the southern strait leading to the Red Sea and the Suez Canal for several weeks, extending its ships' travel time to Europe, the French oil major said.

Venezuela to begin 20-day maintenance at smallest refinery

Venezuela has received all the parts it needs to begin a maintenance program at the 146,000-bpd El Palito refinery, with work expected to take about 20 days.

Russia's Tuapse oil refinery will not resume operations this month

Rosneft-owned Tuapse oil refinery on the Black Sea will not resume operations this month, at the very least.

Ukraine hits Russia's Volgograd oil refinery in latest drone attack

Two Ukrainian attack drones struck the largest oil refinery in southern Russia in the latest in a series of long-range attacks on Russian oil facilities.