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NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil futures were moderately higher in choppy trading on Friday supported by Libyan supply outages and supportive comments from the Fed chair nominee, but gains were limited by reports that a deal with Iran may be near on its nuclear program.
NEW YORK, Nov 15- Oil futures turned lower on Friday on reports that Western powers may reach a deal with Iran as early as next week on its nuclear program. Sanctions against Iran because of its nuclear program have kept some 1 million barrels of oil off the global market. Brent crude was 47 cents lower at $107.81 at 12:04 p.m. EST after trading as high as $108.65.
HOUSTON, Nov 15- A Chevron Corp worker was killed in a fire that broke out early Friday morning at a cracking unit at the major U.S. oil company's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The plant's emergency teams put out the fire, which started at 2 a.m. CST, Chevron and officials from Jackson County and Pascagoula said.
Oil markets were consolidating after absorbing a week's worth of news of Libyan supply outages, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, and supportive comments from President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Fed. Brent crude was up 3 cents at $108.31 a barrel at 11:03 a.m. EST and looked set for a weekly gain of 3 percent.
Nov 15- One person died in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, an official said on Friday. March 2- A fire on an asphalt tank under construction killed two workers at HollyFrontier Corp's 105,000 bpd Navajo refinery in Artesia, New Mexico.
NEW YORK, Nov 15- U.S. Gulf Coast gasoline differentials rose about 3- 4 cents a gallon on Friday, traders said, following a fire and one death at Chevron Corp's 330,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Nov 15- One person was killed in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, a Jackson County emergency official said. The fire was contained and extinguished by plant personnel, said Earl Etheridge, director of Jackson County Emergency Services.
Nov 15- One person was killed in an overnight fire at a processing unit of Chevron Corp's 330,000- barrel-per-day refinery in Pascagoula, Mississippi, according to a report on the WLOX News website.
LONDON, Nov 12- New funding for research into lower-cost ways of capturing carbon dioxide is meant to emphasise the Obama administration's commitment to a future for cleaner coal-fired power generation.
ALICEVILLE, Ala., Nov 8- Several oil tank cars that burst into flames after a train derailed in rural Alabama were expected to keep burning into Saturday, potentially reigniting the push for tougher regulation of the boom in moving oil by rail.
Nov 8- A 90- car train carrying North Dakota crude derailed and exploded in a rural area of western Alabama early on Friday, leaving 11 cars burning and potentially bolstering the push for tougher regulation of a boom in moving oil by rail. A local official said the crude oil had originated in North Dakota, home of the booming Bakken shale patch.
Nov 8- A 90- car train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in western Alabama in the early hours of Friday morning, spilling oil and leaving eleven cars burning in the rural area. A local official said the crude oil had originated in North Dakota, home of the booming Bakken shale patch.
No injuries have been reported, but 20 of the train's cars derailed and 11 were still on fire, the train owner, Genesee& Wyoming, said in a statement. If so, it may have been carrying the same type of light crude oil that was on a Canadian train that derailed in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic this summer, killing 47 people.
No injuries have been reported, but 20 of the train's cars derailed and 11 were still on fire, the train owner, Genesee& Wyoming, said in a statement on Friday. It was not immediately clear how old the derailed Genesee& Wyoming cars were.
NEW YORK, Nov 8- The derailed train carrying crude oil that exploded in western Alabama on Friday was owned by Genesee& Wyoming Inc, the company said in a statement. The train, which was traveling from Amory, Mississippi, to Walnut Hill, Florida, was 90 cars long, of which 20 derailed.
MANILA, Nov 8- The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land smashed into the Philippines on Friday, forcing more than a million people to flee, flooding villages and raising fears of widespread casualties.