Diesel Fuel

Fuels
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%..

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.

Regulation & Legislation
Fuels

Diesel Often ‘Unacceptable,’ Part I

A new web site produced by Minnesota-based filtration systems maker Donaldson states that much of the diesel fuel delivered to bulk fuel storage systems today is so dirty that “heavy damage” to diesel engines can result.

Fuels

The New Tight-Oil Diet

The hydrotreater has become the de facto catalytic-conversion unit in the U.S. refining industry because of  its ability to monetize a variety of feedstock blends that energy companies have only recently begun sending to their facilities.

Distillate Markets

Euro-5 ULSD Debuting in Southern Malaysia—MAI

The Malaysia Automotive Institute announced June 27 that Euro-5 ULSD will be available in southern Malaysia. The move will help trucking operators that travel into neighboring Singapore comply with tailpipe emissions standards.