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Petroleum Industry

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  • Chevron puts out fire at Richmond, California refinery

    (Reuters) - Chevron Corp CVX.N extinguished a fire early on Wednesday at its 245,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Richmond, California, the company said in a statement. "While preparing a non-operational area for maintenance work using a...
  • Allentown motel must reimburse Hurricane Sandy guests

    An Allentown motel will pay more than $10,000 to guests to settle claims that it was price gouging during Hurricane Sandy, the state attorney general said. During the storm, the Rodeway Inn — formerly the EconoLodge Motel — at 2115 Downyflake...
  • Japan inflation expected to dip in June, rise again later in year

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's consumer price inflation is expected to ease slightly in June as the increase in import costs from a weak yen fades, but prices are likely to accelerate later this year if a tight labor market pushes up wages. Exports in June...
  • Manila urges unity for South East Asian nations in China sea dispute

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will propose a freeze on all activity that raises tension in disputed waters in the South China Sea as part of a three-part plan at a regional security meeting next month, Manila's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
  • Russia's Rosneft says to honor agreements despite sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's top oil producer, Rosneft, said on Friday it would continue to work on its existing projects and agreements and honor its obligations despite U.S. sanctions on the company over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis. The company,...
  • Mexico's mix of oil and drugs

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, July 15: Mexico has witnessed a dramatic economic expansion since the North American Free Trade Agreement went into effect in 1994 and opened the country to foreign competition....
  • Auto review: 2014 Civic Hybrid has improved fuel economy

    Another fuel-sipping alternative is available to motorists weary of yo-yo pump prices: the gasoline-electric hybrid version of Honda's popular Civic compact sedan. It's affordable, too, as far as hybrid cars go: 2014 prices begin at $24,635 (plus $790...
  • 2 cars that bump past 50 mpg

    Fifty miles a gallon. It was an unattainable goal for years, but two new small cars pave the road for many vehicles to hit that magic number. The three-star 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI hatchback and four-star 2014 Ford Fiesta SFE hatchback deliver comfort,...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do and see this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff to do and see this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free.    Fair/Festival   Cruz-n-Car Show: 7 p.m. Saturday, Downtown Winter Garden, Plant  Street, Orlando, free, 407-656-4111.    Palooza: Arts and crafts, food and live entertainment featuring...
  • Syrian army, Islamic State clash near army airport: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Opposition forces in Syria exploded bombs in tunnels under Aleppo late on Tuesday and killed at least 13 fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northern city, a group tracking the violence said. The bombs were placed in two...
  • GE profit rises 13 percent, expects retail finance IPO end-July

    (Reuters) - General Electric Co reported a 13-percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for...