Philadelphia’s Lost Fuel Supply Covered by Europe and U.S. Gulf

By Jeffrey Bair (Bloomberg) --U.S. East Coast ports can expect more cargoes like the one aboard the Maersk Cancun once Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery shuts. The tanker delivered 296,000 barrels of reformulated gasoline from the Netherlands to New Jersey last Thursday, on the eve of the fire that sealed the fate of the plant, data compiled by Bloomberg shows. … [Read more...]

East Coast’s Largest Refinery to Permanently Shut After Massive Fire

By Jarrett Renshaw PHILADELPHIA, June 26 (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will seek to permanently shut its oil refinery in the city after a massive fire caused substantial damage to the complex, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a day after sources told Reuters about the plans. "The recent fire at the refinery complex has made it impossible for us to … [Read more...]

Massive Explosions Rock Philadelphia Refinery

By Jarrett Renshaw PHILADELPHIA, June 21 (Reuters) - Firefighters were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's refinery on Friday that has resulted in damage that could keep the affected unit shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources. Philadelphia fire officials said several … [Read more...]