Whitegate refinery, which its US-based owner Phillips 66 is preparing to sell

  Ireland does not need to have it own oil refinery as it can import enough of the fuel to meet all its needs, according to a Governmen(...)

A container area at Ningbo port, Zhejiang province. China saw a forecast-busting 14.1 per cent year on year surge in imports which eclipsed export growth of 10 per cent, signalling that domestic demand was gathering the steam needed to drive economic recovery. Photograph: Reuters

Brent crude futures have steadied around $106 per barrel after China's total imports surged in March, suggesting that recovery in the world's n(...)