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  • NEW YORK, Feb 20- Oil seesawed on Friday while heating oil hit a more than four-month high as severe cold weather crimped output at three U.S. refineries, raising worries about higher crude supplies and a possible squeeze on refined products. "It's sell crude, buy products today," said Dominick Chirichella, senior partner at the Energy Management Institute in New...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 19- Union negotiators on Thursday rejected the latest contract offer from oil companies and said the largest U.S. refinery strike since 1980 may spread to more plants beyond the 11 where walkouts are underway. The United Steelworkers union said in a message to members and news media that the latest proposal from lead oil company negotiator Royal...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 18- The largest U.S refinery workers strike since 1980 passed its 18th day on Wednesday but talks between union and oil company representatives over safety and pay restarted after a gap of a week and went into the night, according to a union text message. The USW has issued no new strike notices since Feb. 6, when workers at plants in Whiting, Indiana, and...

  • February-delivery CARBOB gasoline in L.A. jumped 11 cents to 44 cents a gallon over March RBOB futures on the New York Mercantile Exchange after an explosion at Exxon Mobil Corp.' s 155,000 barrel-per-day refinery Torrance, California. EPA gasoline in the Portland, Oregon, market settled 11 cents a gallon over March NYMEX RBOB, unchanged from Tuesday's close.

  • TORRANCE, Calif., Feb 18- An explosion and fire ripped through a gasoline processing unit at an Exxon Mobil Corp refinery near Los Angeles on Wednesday, leaving California with the threat of higher gasoline prices. Torrance Fire Captain Steve Deuel said a small ground fire that followed the explosion had been quickly extinguished. The workplace safety agency...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 18- The chairman of the U.S. Senate's Energy Committee and 20 colleagues on Wednesday urged the Commerce Department to allow crude oil exports to Mexico, saying it would benefit the economies of both countries. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, the committee's chairman, and Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, urged Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzkerto...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18- A crippling explosion at Exxon Mobil Corp's Torrance, California, refinery sent wholesale gasoline differentials in the Los Angeles market to their highest level since September 2013, according to Reuters data. The explosion prompted state regulators to forbid Exxon Mobil from operating the refinery's 100,000- barrel-per-day fluid...

  • HOUSTON, Feb 18- The largest U.S refinery workers strike since 1980 entered its 18th day on Wednesday as union and oil company representatives renewed face-to-face negotiations over safety and pay, after a week's hiatus. The USW has issued no new strike notices since Feb. 6, when workers at plants in Whiting, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio, were told to walk off their jobs...

  • TORRANCE, Calif., Feb 18- An explosion and fire ripped through a gasoline processing unit at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, California, near Los Angeles on Wednesday, slightly injuring four workers and shattering windows of surrounding buildings, authorities said. Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the blast, which occurred shortly...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 18- The chairman of the U.S. Senate's Energy Committee and 20 colleagues on Wednesday urged the Commerce Department to allow crude oil exports to Mexico, saying it would benefit the economies of both countries. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski, the committee's chairman, and Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat, urged Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker in...

  • TORRANCE, Calif., Feb 18- An explosion and fire ripped through a gasoline processing unit at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, California, near Los Angeles on Wednesday, slightly injuring four workers and shattering windows of surrounding buildings, authorities said. The cause of the blast, shortly before 9 a.m. PST, was under investigation, but there was no...

  • Feb 18- Students in about 30 schools were told to shelter in place after a possible incident at Exxon Mobil Corp's Torrance, California, refinery on Wednesday, a report on the CBC Los Angeles news website said. A separate report with ktla.com said residents reported hearing an explosion from the direction of the refinery and that the refinery was working to...

  • U.S. refinery strike enters 18th day as talks restart Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Feb 18- The largest U.S refinery workers strike since 1980 entered its 18th day on Tuesday as union and oil company representatives prepared to renew face-to-face negotiations over pay and safety on Wednesday, after a week's hiatus. No new strike notices have been issued by the USW since Feb. 6 when workers at plants in Whiting, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio,...

  • *Trading thinned in Asia by Lunar New Year holiday. Attempts by Islamic State militants to capture Iraqi oil facilities has forced traders "to price in some geopolitical risk premium related to the increased turmoil spreading across the... region," Jim Ritterbusch, president at Ritterbusch& Associates, said in a research note. Front-month Brent April crude...

  • LONDON, Feb 18- Oil fell more than $1 towards $61 a barrel on Wednesday, failing to build on gains of over 1 percent in the previous session as analysts said a recent rally was overblown. "The lack of follow-through higher yesterday is a worry and there's plenty of reason to be neutral here and observe carefully," PVM Oil Associates director and technical analyst...

  • *China raises initial 2015 oil product export quotas by 20 pct. China controls oil product exports through quotas to state-run refiners after assessing domestic needs. This year Sinopec Corp, CNOOC Ltd and PetroChina were given an oil product export quota of 9.75 million tonnes, up about 20 percent from the initial limit set for 2014, industry sources with...

  • KAMPALA, Feb 17- A consortium led by Russia's RT Global Resources has won the contract to build and operate Uganda's $2.5 billion crude oil refinery, the energy ministry said on Tuesday, in a vital step to hasten oil production. RT Global Resources, owned by Russian defence conglomerate Rostec, leads a consortium that also includes Russian oil producer Tatneft...

  • TOKYO, Feb 17- U.S. crude futures were steady on Tuesday as gains in the dollar following the collapse of Greek debt talks offset supply concerns stoked by growing violence in Libya and uncertainty over exports from Kurdistan. *NYMEX crude for March delivery was down 1 cent at $52.77 a barrel by 0015 GMT, off a one-week high of $53.69 hit on Monday.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 16- Oil prices steadied on Monday as Japan's economy emerged from recession and as strong demand for refined products translated into healthy orders for crude. Japan's economy rebounded from recession in the final quarter of last year, supporting oil prices, even though the data was weaker than expected. Benchmark Brent crude futures were...

  • NYMEX-Oil extends gains, Brent hits 8-week high Sunday, 15 Feb 2015 | 7:07 PM ET

    TOKYO, Feb 16- U.S. crude futures rose for a third straight session, while Brent hit an eight-week high above $62 a barrel after another drop in the U.S. rig count signaled the pressure producers face from low oil prices. *NYMEX crude for March delivery was up 43 cents at $53.21 a barrel by 2353 GMT, after settling up $1.57 on Friday. *London Brent crude for April delivery...