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Philadelphia's Lost Fuel Supply Covered by Europe, U.S. Gulf

  • More than 4.2 million gallons a day lost with refinery closure
  • Prices may increase to attract more shipments from overseas
Oil Transportation On The River Rhine As Low Water Levels And Fuel Stockpile Take Toll

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

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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. Flows are set to increase, according to ship-tracking and chartering data compiled by Bloomberg.