Maintenance at U.S. refineries should leave some markets short on gasoline supplies, with West Coast markets suffering most, the Energy Department said. The Energy Information Administration, the statistical arm of the Energy Department, issued an update on the impact of planned maintenance at U.S. refineries. Beginning in February, most refineries undergo regular maintenance as they switch from producing a winter blend of gasoline to a summer blend that requires additional measures to prevent vaporization. For West Coast markets, EIA said planned maintenance is “light,” though a Feb. 18 fire at an Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Calif., could have a “significant impact” on gasoline production in the region. “It is too soon to assess what that impact might be,” EIA said in a […]