Global Refining & Petrochemicals

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Fuels & Processing

SinoCoking Touts Syngas Plant Start-Up in China

China-based SinoCoking Coal and Coke Chemical Industries announced Oct. 20 that its above-ground plant converting carbon dioxide (CO2) into syngas is now supplying customers in and around Pingdingshan, China.

Margins & Economics

‘Cellerate’ Technology Approved For Cellulosic-RIN Generation

Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) has achieved U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification to generate D3 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) for cellulosic ethanol produced with the trademarked “Cellerate” process technology at its facility in Galva, Iowa.

Transportation & Logistics
Transportation & Logistics
Fuels & Processing
Margins & Economics
Transportation & Logistics
Margins & Economics

ICE ULSD Futures Volume Hits New Record

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced Oct. 15 that its ultralow sulfur diesel (ULSD) futures contracts (dubbed “ICE Low Sulfur Gasoil”) hit record trading volume on Oct. 14, with 67,110 contracts traded.

Public Policy

India Finally Deregulates Diesel Prices

Following years of price controls and tens of billions of dollars of losses suffered by oil refiners and the public treasury, India’s government on October 18 announced that domestic diesel-fuel prices will now be regulated by the free market rather than by politicians.