Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs

Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

US Shipping Rule Waived so Foreign Tanker Can Deliver Fuel

A crude oil tanker sits off the coast of Long Beach, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News) (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single foreign tanker could transport gasoline and jet fuel to the East Coast, where the Colonial Pipeline outage caused tanks to run dry.

May 13, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Trump to Pare Biofuel Waivers for Oil Refineries on Court Ruling

Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The Trump administration has decided to pare exemptions for oil refineries from U.S. requirements to use biofuels in response to a federal court ruling last month, according to two people familiar with the matter.

February 26, 2020