Diesel Fuel

Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets

OMV Completes Petrobrazi Refinery Upgrades

Bucharest-based OMV Petrom announced July 24 that it has completed a €600-million (US$808-million) upgrade project at its 4.2 million-tonne-per-year Petrobrazi refinery, mainly focused upon expanded diesel fuel output.

Transportation

EU Subsidizing Marine Emissions Scrubbing

Copenhagen-based DFDS recently won a DKK47.2-million (US$8.6-million) EU grant to install ship diesel-emission scrubbers on five of its freighters that sail from Gothenburg to Ghent in Belgium and to Immingham in England.

Transportation
Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets
Regulation & Legislation
Transportation

Alternative Fuels to Power 11% of MHDV Market

A new Navigant Research forecast finds that alternative fuels will power 11% of the global medium- and heavy-duty vehicle fleet by 2035, while diesel fuel will retain the overwhelming share of that market, at 75%..

Fuels

Phillips 66 Pursues ‘High-Cetane' Petroleum Fuels

The U.S. Patent Office in late June announced that Phillips 66 won a patent involving “high-cetane petroleum fuels” that can enable reduced emissions, premixed charge-compression ignition (PCCI) engine operation and better fuel efficiency.