The following is a selection of the most important news affecting the oil market.
The premium for Los Angeles gasoline widened versus futures for the first time in seven days as refineries operated by Tesoro Corp. and Exxon Mobil Corp. reported upsets.
California-blend gasoline on the spot market in Los Angeles strengthened against futures after an area refinery reported a breakdown.
Gasoline on the spot market in Los Angeles surged to the highest level since June after Exxon Mobil Corp. reported a breakdown at the Torrance refinery.
Spot gasoline in San Francisco declined against futures for the first time in five days as refineries in the western U.S. finished repairs.
Valero Energy Corp. reported that a sulfur unit shut at its Wilmington refinery in California, according to a regulatory filing .