Jean-Paul Vettier, CEO of Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus ...
Jan 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - Jean-Paul Vettier, CEO of Swiss-based oil refiner Petroplus Holding, arrives to attend a meeting with French Prime Minister Francois Fillon at his Hotel Matignon offices in Paris January 5, 2012. Vettier told the media after his meeting that the Swiss oil refiner Petroplus is talking to an unnamed oil company to secure the new credit lines and supplies of crude oil it needs to stave off bankruptcy. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY POLITICS) -
KUNMING, China (AP) - More than 2,000 people in southern China unfurled banners and shouted "Protest! Protest!" on Thursday to oppose plans for a petroleum refinery, in a large environmental rally that local authorities allowed to go forward in order to let the public vent frustration. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]