Diesel Fuel

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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.

Regulation & Legislation

European Commission Thwacks U.K. On Dyed Marine-Diesel Fuels

The European Commission announced July 10 that it has asked the EU Court of Justice to force the U.K. to have different distribution systems for low-tax, dyed diesel fuel for fishing vessels, and another, separate system for undyed, higher-tax diesel fuel for leisure craft.

Fuels

Arbitrage, Export Opportunities for U.S. Refiners

Refinery market opportunities supported by increasing volumes and combinations of U.S. and Canadian hydrocarbon feedstocks was the focal point for Platts’ third annual North American Refined Products conference earlier this year.

Distillate Markets
Technology

Diesel Often ‘Unacceptable,’ Part II

Filtration-system maker Donaldson on its website says ultralow sulfur diesel that adheres to ASTM D-975 quality standards nevertheless can still pose potential threats to diesel engines. One reason relates to recent fuel chemistry changes.