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  1. Marathon suit attempt to renegotiate Texas City purchase terms -BPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Reuters

    "This suit is nothing more than an attempt by Marathon to renegotiate the terms of the Texas City refinery purchase of almost four years ago," Geoff Morrell, BP's senior vice president of U.S. communications and external affairs, said in an emailed statement. Marathon took over the 459,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Texas City, Texas, and terminals when the transaction closed on Feb. 1, 2013, and began finding problems that breached the sale agreement, according to the lawsuit filed on Monday.

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  2. Marathon sues BP for breach of contract in Texas oil refinery saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Reuters

    Marathon took over the 459,000 barrel-per-day refinery in Texas City, Texas, and terminals when the transaction closed on Feb. 1, 2013, and began finding problems that breached the sale agreement, according to the lawsuit. "After assuming operation of the refinery, Marathon Petroleum discovered that, in numerous respects, the refinery and the terminals were not in compliance with environmental laws," according to the lawsuit.

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  3. BRIEF-Taiga Building receives notice from CRA relating to it's 2005 to 2013 taxation yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    SEOUL, Sept 13 The chairman of Hanjin Group transferred 40 billion won to Hanjin Shipping on Tuesday to help unload cargo stranded on the troubled shipper's vessels, a spokesman said, but regulators warned securing further funds could take "considerable time".

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  4. BRIEF-Renesas CEO: will take 4-5 years to benefit fully from synergies with IntersilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    BEIJING, Sept 13 China's fixed-asset investment growth was unchanged at 8.1 percent in the January-August period, slightly better than market expectations. BEIJING, Sept 13 China's fixed-asset investment growth was unchanged at 8.1 percent in the January-August period, slightly better than market expectations.

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  5. RPT--COLUMN-Hedge funds temper bullishness on oil: KempRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    LONDON, Sept 12 Hedge funds tempered their bullishness towards the entire petroleum complex during the first week of September, according to positioning data from regulators and exchanges. Hedge funds and other money managers cut their combined net long position in the three major Brent and WTI futures and options contracts by 80 million barrels in the week ending Sept.

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  6. Western powers call on Libyan forces that seized ports to withdrawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    The United States and five European powers called on Monday on forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to withdraw from several key oil ports seized from a rival force over the weekend. "We call for all military forces that have moved into the oil crescent to withdraw immediately, without preconditions," said the statement from the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain.

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  7. Marathon Galveston bay contractor's body recovered -local mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    The body of a contractor who fell into the port of Texas City, Texas when scaffodling collapsed at the Marathon Petroleum Corp refinery dock was recovered on Monday afternoon, according to KTRK-TV in Houston. WASHINGTON, Sept 12 President Barack Obama said after meeting with the top four congressional leaders on Monday he was encouraged that lawmakers would be able to pass short term spending legislation to keep the government open during the 2017 fiscal year.

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  8. BRIEF-Premier Gold announces flow-through share private placement of up to $4.7 mlnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday the U.S. central bank must be careful not to remove its monetary stimulus too quickly due to potential weakness in the labor market and risks of foreign economic downturns.

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  9. BRIEF-Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust announces departure of CFORead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday the U.S. central bank must be careful not to remove its monetary stimulus too quickly due to potential weakness in the labor market and risks of foreign economic downturns. While Brainard did not comment HOUSTON, Sept 12 A contractor working for Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas was killed on Monday in the collapse of scaffolding under construction at a dock in the port of Texas City, a Marathon spokesman said.

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  10. BRIEF-Catherine Johanna Defrancesco reports 7.49 pct stake in Venaxis as of Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    SAO PAULO, Sept 12 Latin American stock markets rose on Monday after comments by a Federal Reserve official allayed concerns over a possible U.S. interest rate increase. Fed Governor Lael Brainard said on Monday the U.S. central bank must be careful not to remove its monetary stimulus too quickly due to potential weakness in the labor market and risks of foreign economic downturns.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Marathon Galveston Bay contractor killed in scaffold collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    A contractor working for Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas was killed on Monday in the collapse of scaffolding under construction at a dock in the port of Texas City, a Marathon spokesman said. Five workers were building the scaffolding when it collapsed and fell into the water shortly after 11 a.m. CDT on Monday, said Marathon spokesman Brandon Daniels.

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  12. Berkshire is accused in NY lawsuit of workers' comp 'siphoning'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Reuters

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc has been sued by a New York bicycle courier company over an alleged illegal scheme to cheat employers buying workers' compensation policies. The complaint, filed late Friday by Breakaway Courier Systems, came as Berkshire's Applied Underwriters unit faces scrutiny over its workers' compensation policies, including some that have been banned by California, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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  13. BRIEF-Troops says it has raised $6.95 mln in equity financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    HOUSTON, Sept 12 A contractor was feared drowned after falling into the Port of Texas City, Texas, when scaffolding supporting him collapsed at the Marathon Petroleum Corp Galveston Bay refinery dock, a Texas City official said.

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  14. Fed's Brainard wants stronger spending, inflation data before tighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said she wants to see stronger consumer spending data and signs of rising inflation before she would support removing monetary support for the U.S. economy. "So going forward it would be an important thing to see some of those spending indicators starting to really move in a more positive direction going into the third and fourth quarter," Brainard told an event at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on Monday when asked what developments would warrant an interest rate increase.

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  15. Marathon Galveston Bay contractor feared drowned: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Reuters

    A contractor was feared drowned after falling into the Port of Texas City, Texas, when scaffolding supporting him collapsed at the Marathon Petroleum Corp Galveston Bay refinery dock, a Texas City official said. "Divers are en route to do a body recovery," Derek Duckett, director of emergency management for Texas City, said on Monday.

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  16. Marathon Texas refinery employee overcome by fumes, hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Reuters

    An employee of Marathon Petroleum Corp's Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas was taken to a hospital in Galveston, Texas on Friday for exposure to chemical fumes, a company spokesman said. Sources familiar with the incident said the man, an electrician, may have been exposed to hydrogen sulfide and was unconscious when flown by helicopter to the hospital.

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  17. RPT-Bytes and barrels: the origins of oil traders' love of YahooRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Reuters

    For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. Their world already changed a few months ago, when the company said it would jettison its messaging system that has been the norm for oil traders since the late 1990s.

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  18. Marathon's Galveston Bay refinery partially evacuated after butane leak: sourcesRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Reuters

    Marathon Petroleum Corp evacuated workers from a portion of its Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas on Wednesday due to a butane leak, the company said, but no injuries were reported. A backhoe struck a butane pipeline near butane storage spheres and the 31,500 barrel per day Alkylation 3 Unit at about 9 a.m. CDT , sources familiar with plant operations said.

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  19. Leak forces partial evacuation of Marathon Galveston Bay: sourcesRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2016 | Reuters

    Workers have been evacuated from a portion of Marathon Petroleum Corp's 459,000 barrel per day Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas on Wednesday morning due to a butane release, sources familiar with plant operations said. A backhoe struck a butane pipeline near butane storage spheres and the 31,500 bpd alkylation unit at about 9:30 a.m. CDT, the sources said.

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  20. UPDATE 2-Marathon lays off 46 employees at Galveston Bay RefineryRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Reuters

    May 24 Marathon Petroleum Corp on Tuesday laid off 46 salaried employees at the company's Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas, the company said. "This reduction is one element of a cost savings strategy that will better position the refinery to be competitive well into the future," Marathon spokesman Chuck Rice said in a statement.

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