Diesel Fuel

Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets

Hapag-Lloyd Warns Customers of Potential Fuel Cost Hike

Global shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd announced in a recent bulletin to customers that upcoming marine-diesel “emission control area” rules could result in a doubling of bunker fuel prices, with resulting surcharges on freight rates.

Transportation
Distillate Markets

U.K.’s Diesel Filter-Blocking Standard Reduces ‘Incidents’

A special task force of the U.K. Department for Transport, the U.K. Petroleum Industry Association, the U.K. Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders and the U.K. Downstream Fuel Association concluded that a new diesel-fuel “filter blocking tendency” test and limit is circumventing diesel car-engine failures.

Transportation
Transportation

London to Employ Ultra-Clean Euro-6 Diesels, EVs

London Mayor Boris Johnson on July 29 unveiled plans to incentivize replacement of old, high-polluting diesel vehicles with new Euro-6/Euro-VI ultra-low-emissions diesels, as well as “zero emissions capable” taxis and buses employing electric vehicle powertrains.

Distillate Markets
Regulation & Legislation
Fuels

Oklahoma GTL Project Given Green Light to Proceed

U.K.-based “microchannel” gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology specialist Velocys announced July 29 that NRG Energy, Velocys, Ventech and Waste Management have now made a final investment decision (FID) to proceed with a pioneering GTL project in Oklahoma.

Transportation