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Crews work into the night, fire engulfs NuStar ethanol storage tanks near San Francisco

16 Oct 2019

Flames engulfed two ethanol holding tanks on Tuesday at a NuStar Energy petrochemical storage facility near San Francisco, prompting health authorities to urge residents of two adjacent towns to remain indoors for much of the day while crews battled to subdue the blaze. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 5-Crews work into the night, fire engulfs NuStar ethanol storage tanks near San Francisco

16 Oct 2019

Oct 15 Flames engulfed two ethanol holding tanks on Tuesday at a NuStar Energy petrochemical storage facility near San Francisco, prompting health authorities to urge residents of two adjacent towns to remain indoors for much of the day while crews battled to subdue the blaze.

UPDATE 2-Motiva expects Port Arthur, Tx., chem plant purchase close on Oct. 31

01 Oct 2019

HOUSTON, Oct 1 Motiva Enterprises said on Tuesday that, pending final regulatory approval, the purchase of a Port Arthur, Texas, chemical plant from Flint Hills Resources will close on Oct. 31.

East Texas refineries shut key units, cut production after Imelda

20 Sep 2019

HOUSTON East Texas refineries shut key units and cut production after Tropical Storm Imelda brought days of heavy rain over the region, rivaling the inundation from 2017's Hurricane Harvey.

UPDATE 5-Storm disrupts U.S. Gulf Coast energy operations from refineries to terminals

19 Sep 2019

HOUSTON, Sept 19 Energy infrastructure on the U.S. Gulf Coast was hit hard by Tropical Storm Imelda on Thursday, as flooding forced a major refinery to cut production and a key oil pipeline, terminals and a ship channel in Texas were shut, according to sources familiar with operations.

UPDATE 4-Greenpeace members face federal, state charges in Houston protest

13 Sep 2019

HOUSTON, Sept 13 Federal and state authorities on Friday criminally charged climate change protesters for shutting down the largest U.S. energy-export port for a day by dangling from a bridge.

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate

13 Sep 2019

HOUSTON Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water.

U.S. refinery overhauls to peak in early October: IIR

29 Aug 2019

HOUSTON Production losses for U.S. refiners from planned fall overhauls of distillation capacity will peak in early October, according to a Reuters analysis of IIR Energy data, while leaving output well above the level of a year ago.

U.S. refinery overhauls to peak in early October -IIR

29 Aug 2019

HOUSTON, Aug 29 Production losses for U.S. refiners from planned fall overhauls of distillation capacity will peak in early October, according to a Reuters analysis of IIR Energy data, while leaving output well above the level of a year ago.

Motiva to buy Flint Hills Port Arthur, Texas chemical plant

19 Aug 2019

HOUSTON Motiva Enterprises said on Monday it has signed an agreement to buy the Flint Hills Resources chemical plant adjacent to its Port Arthur, Texas, oil refinery, kicking off a push into petrochemicals.

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