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Digital Feature: A novel process to help refinery operations comply with the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard

This article, exclusive to Hydrocarbon Processing, details a novel refinery processing technology that enables refineries to produce fuels that adhere to the U.S. RFS.

Russia's seaborne oil product exports fell in January, calculations show

Russia's January seaborne oil product exports fell 8.6% from a year earlier and 2% from the previous month to 10.792 MMt owing to lower processing and unplanned refinery repair work.

Uganda says it is in talks to import all its oil via Tanzania

Uganda is negotiating with Tanzania to import all of its oil products through Dar es Salaam, which would mean an end to imports via Kenya's Mombasa port.

AFPM launches seven-figure issue campaign spotlighting gas car ban policies across battleground states

The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers is launching a major seven-figure issue campaign across seven critical states - Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, Arizona, Ohio and Montana—and the Beltway, all aimed at informing Americans about the Biden administration’s efforts to ban new gas, diesel and flex fuel vehicles from the U.S. market.

LanzaJet and Jet Zero partner for Australia's first ethanol-to-SAF plant

The agreement will progress the development of Project Ulysses, a North Queensland SAF project using LanzaJet’s alcohol-to-Jet technology, that converts the bioethanol into SAF and renewable diesel.

Nigeria's Dangote refinery set to deliver first fuel

Nigeria's newly operating Dangote refinery is due to deliver its first fuel into the local market within weeks in a key milestone toward long sought energy independence for Africa's top oil exporter.

Louisiana (U.S.) Governor Jeff Landry announces bond allocation for Chevron’s Geismar renewable diesel plant

Governor Jeff Landry announced a $100 MM bond allocation for the expansion project at Chevron’s Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference.

Singapore middle distillates stocks dip but remain above 7 MM bbls

Singapore's middle distillates stockpiles slipped slightly week-on-week as net exports of both diesel/gasoil and jet fuel/gasoil posted robust gains.

Belgium could pass law targeting export fuel quality in late March

The Belgian government aims to pass a law tightening the quality of exported fuels in the second half of March as it targets a profitable trade of lower-quality gasoline and diesel from Northern Europe to West Africa.

U.S. manufacturers poised for resumed growth, diesel shortage

Consumption of diesel and other distillate fuel oils is closely correlated with the manufacturing and freight cycle so the business upturn is very likely to result in renewed growth in distillate use in 2024.