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RPT-U.S. greenhouse gases to billow on Gulf Coast petrochemicals charge -study

15 Jan 2020

* Emissions would equal 131 coal-fired power plants by 2030 -University of Texas study

U.S. greenhouse gases to billow on Gulf Coast petrochemicals charge: study

15 Jan 2020

HOUSTON A multi-billion dollar boom in petrochemical plants proposed along the U.S. Gulf Coast could pump as much greenhouse gas into the air as 131 coal-fired power plants by 2030, according to a study released on Tuesday by University of Texas researchers.

Second evacuation order lifted in Texas city hit by explosion, chemical fire

05 Dec 2019

HOUSTON Authorities on Thursday lifted a second evacuation order in a week for thousands of people in a Texas city as U.S. safety officials began examining what caused the latest in a series of chemical plant fires in the state.

UPDATE 7-Second evacuation order lifted in Texas city hit by explosion, chemical fire

05 Dec 2019

HOUSTON, Dec 5 Authorities on Thursday lifted a second evacuation order in a week for thousands of people in a Texas city as U.S. safety officials began examining what caused the latest in a series of chemical plant fires in the state.

Texas chemical plant that caught fire to close for extended period -document

02 Dec 2019

HOUSTON, Dec 2 A Texas petrochemical plant, still burning on Monday after a series of explosions last week that injured three and prompted thousands of evacuations, will be out of operation for an extended period, according to a letter to workers viewed by Reuters.

Residents flee fourth major Texas petrochemical fire this year

28 Nov 2019

PORT NECHES, Texas Three workers were injured and residents of four towns were told to evacuate after explosions on Wednesday at a Texas petrochemical plant, the latest in a series of chemical plant accidents in the region. | Video

UPDATE 11-Residents flee fourth major Texas petrochemical fire this year

28 Nov 2019

PORT NECHES, Texas, Nov 27 Three workers were injured and residents of four towns were told to evacuate after explosions on Wednesday at a Texas petrochemical plant, the latest in a series of chemical plant accidents in the region.

Valero points a finger at Trafigura as source of bad marine fuel: court documents

22 Nov 2019

HOUSTON U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp said in court documents that Swiss commodities trader Trafigura AG was its supplier of tainted marine fuel that damaged customers' engines in 2018, asking a judge to hold the trader liable for losses.

Valero points a finger at Trafigura as source of bad marine fuel -court documents

22 Nov 2019

HOUSTON, Nov 22 U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp said in court documents that Swiss commodities trader Trafigura AG was its supplier of tainted marine fuel that damaged customers' engines in 2018, asking a judge to hold the trader liable for losses.

RPT-Alberta oil curtailments to end 'no later' than this time next year -Premier

21 Nov 2019

HOUSTON, Nov 20 The premier of Alberta, Canada's top oil-producing province, said Wednesday that the end of a government-imposed curtailment on oil production could come earlier than its December 2020 sunset date.

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