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U.S. EPA Unveils Bunker-Fuel Sulfur-Enforcement Scheme

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that it will impose fines of $25,000 per day plus any fuel-cost “economic gain” for violations of the new  0.1%-sulfur limit for marine gasoil or marine diesel oil for ships operating in emission-control areas.

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Stringent Fuel And Vehicle Standards Are Working - ICCT

The emergence of ultralow sulfur diesel (ULSD) and gasoline standards along with much tougher vehicle-pollution and carbon-dioxide (CO2) standards will help the world cut vehicle “global warming” and criteria emissions by 2030, new analysis from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) observes.

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Reliance 3Q-FY 2015 Downstream Earnings Rise Slightly

Reliance Industries Ltd. on Jan. 16 revealed in its third-quarter (3Q) fiscal-year (FY) 2015 earnings report that its refining and market segment earnings before interest and taxes rose 0.8% year-on-year (y-o-y), to Rs3,267 crore (US$530 million), from Rs3,240 crore (US$525 million) in 3Q-FY 2014.

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Malaysia Expanding Euro-5 ULSD Supplies - MAI

Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) CEO Mohamad Madani Sahari confirmed to Hart Energy’s DownstreamBusiness.com on Jan. 12 that Malaysia will be expanding retail supply of ultralow sulfur diesel (ULSD) meeting Euro-5 limits of 10-parts-per-million sulfur.