BP to set up fuel stations in India, challenge state refiners

Global oil major BP plans to open up to 3,500 fuel stations in India, becoming the second overseas firm drawn to rising demand for gasoil and gasoline in the world's fastest growing major economy.

Remove sulfur and nitrogen from liquid hydrocarbons with absorption process

Litz, K., Edison, K., Rankin, J., Auterra Inc.

Adsorption is a well-known and simple separation technique finding application in water treatment, specialty chemicals production, gas separation and removal of trace impurities.

Build a diesel fuel performance additive, the right way—Part 1

Pipenger, G. G., Amalgamated, Inc.

Many diesel fuel additive companies in North America supply different additive products formulated for diesel-powered equipment.

Industry Metrics

Rhodes, Michael, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

US gasoline demand contributed to falling inventories. Operational problems at several refineries and the potential impact of a tropical storm strengthened margins.

Business Trends: Global refining overview—Part 2

Nichols, L., Hydrocarbon Processing

Hydrocarbon Processing continues its series on the global refining industry.

Glencore unit to pay $27 million for biofuels compliance

Glencore’s bunker fuel unit has agreed to pay a $27 MM penalty and retire over $71 MM worth of credits for compliance with the US biofuels program to resolve charges it violated the policy.

ASTM seeks participants to develop cetane test method

ASTM International is welcoming participants to create the first constant volume combustion chamber test method that would measure the generic cetane number of diesel fuels.

Refinery maintenance eases diesel glut as Europe empties tanks

Traders are rapidly emptying diesel tanks in Europe's storage hub as refinery maintenance lowers global production, offering a brief respite for the heavily oversupplied market.

EIA: Propane exports drove 2016 US petroleum product export growth

In the first half of 2016, the US exported 4.7 MMbpd of petroleum products, almost 10 times the crude oil export volume, an increase of 500 Mbpd over the first half of 2015.

IndianOil and USTDA sign an agreement to promote cleaner fuels in India

The US Trade and Development Agency and IndianOil will jointly work to explore cleaner fuels.