Diesel Fuel

Fuels
Transportation

Deere 3Q 2014 Net Income Dips Year-on-Year

Global agricultural and construction machinery giant John Deere announced recently that its third-quarter (3Q) fiscal-year 2014 net income fell to $850.7 million, versus $996.5 million in 3Q FY 2013.

Technology

SMA Touts Largest Solar PV-Diesel Hybrid Power Plant

Germany-based SMA Solar Technology announced August 14 what it calls the “world’s largest” combination of diesel, solar-photovoltaic and battery storage for electric power in the Bolivian province of Pando, due for start-up at end-2014.

Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets
Technology
Transportation
Regulation & Legislation

U.S. EPA Alters Urea-SCR Refill Rule for Diesels

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in the August 8 Federal Register a new rule that will force diesel engine makers to debut urea-selective catalytic reduction systems with mandatory urea (also known as diesel exhaust fluid, or “DEF”) refill schedules.

Distillate Markets
Distillate Markets

Greens to Sue U.S. EPA Over Aviation GHGs

“Green” advocacy groups Earthjustice, the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth announced August 5 that they filed a “notice of intent to sue” since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency failed to take action to slash aviation greenhouse gas emissions.