EIA: US gasoline demand hits record high in August

NEW YORK (Reuters) — US gasoline demand hit a record in August, delivering a strong end to the summer driving season, according to data released on Tuesday by the US Energy Information Administration.

Egypt gasoline consumption fell 4.2% in July–Sept

CAIRO (Reuters) — Gasoline consumption in Egypt fell by 4.2% and diesel consumption by 7.1% in the first quarter of the 2017–2018 fiscal year, which began in July, the oil minister said.

Russia's Surgutneftegaz offers up to 3.1 MMt of diesel from Primorsk

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russia’s Surgutneftegaz is offering up to 3.1 MMt of ultra-low sulfur diesel at a tender for delivery in January-June 2018 from the Baltic Sea port of Primorsk, industry sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

Explorer fuel pipeline at reduced rates until at least mid-week

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Explorer Pipeline Co, which hauls fuel from the Gulf Coast to the US Midwest, said on Monday it will continue to operate at reduced rates until permanent repairs are complete on its line from Houston to Glenpool, Oklahoma.

South Africa's petrol, diesel prices to increase in November

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) — The retail price of petrol and the wholesale price of diesel in South Africa will increase from Wednesday due to a weakening of the rand against the dollar, the energy department said on Sunday.

Green groups pressure automakers on US fuel efficiency rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Sierra Club, Greenpeace USA and Public Citizen and other environmental and consumer advocacy groups plan to turn up the pressure on Wednesday in their campaign to stop automakers from lobbying the Trump administration to weaken fuel efficiency requirements.

Tide of diesel from the East imperils Europe's rally

LONDON (Reuters) — A recent rally in European diesel prices could be jeopardized by rising inventories in November as a raft of tankers sets sail from the East, reversing two months of stock declines following Hurricane Harvey.

Italy breaks up Libyan fuel smuggling ring involving mafia

ROME (Reuters) — Sicilian police on Wednesday sought the arrest of nine people, including a suspected mobster, for running a Libyan fuel-smuggling ring in which at least $35 MM of diesel was sold in gas stations in Italy and Europe.

India's BPCL sells its first low sulfur diesel cargo for export

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Indian oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd sold a low sulfur diesel cargo through an export tender for the first time as its refineries upgrade units and due to higher inventory of the fuel, three industry sources said on Monday.

Opportunity or disaster? Traders see choppy waters due to shipping sulfur cap

LONDON (Reuters) — The world's top trading houses, among the most nimble entities in oil, say even they aren't sure how to stay a step ahead of a coming cut in shipping fuel sulfur.