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Navistar Sued For ‘Defective’ Diesel Engines Using EGR

The New York law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein announced July 10 that it has filed a class-action lawsuit against Navistar over allegedly defective “Maxxforce” diesel engines for 2008-through-2013 model year trucks.

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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.

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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.