The state-owned oil company, Pertamina, which operates the refinery on Java island, suggested the fire may have been caused by a lightning strike. No deaths were reported.
It’s not just party balloons. A huge Siberian production plant is expected to reshape the market for a gas that’s essential to many critical industries.
Struggling energy companies are increasing the production of renewable diesel, which can reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Delta’s foray into oil refining illustrates some of the reasons the business was in trouble even before the pandemic.