India starts exporting diesel to Myanmar

NEW DELHI (Reuters) — India has started exporting diesel to Myanmar via a land route, in a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pledge to enhance hydrocarbon trade with neighboring countries.

Storm Harvey opens up rare jet fuel exports from Europe to US

LONDON (Reuters) — Traders are shipping jet fuel from Europe to the United States, where Tropical Storm Harvey has sparked concern over possible shortages of the aviation fuel.

China's July gasoline exports rose to third-highest level since 2000

BEIJING (Reuters) — China's gasoline exports in July rose 5.9% from a year ago to the third-highest monthly level since at least 2000 while diesel exports remained high, customs data showed on Wednesday.

Kazakhstan may lift ban on gasoline, diesel fuel exports in January

ASTANA (Reuters) — Kazakhstan may lift a ban on the export of gasoline and diesel fuel a year earlier than planned to help local refineries increase profits after spending heavily on equipment upgrades, Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said on Monday.

Diesel still needed to meet climate goals, Merkel says

BERLIN (Reuters) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after a series of emissions scandals, saying the fuel is still needed if climate change targets are to be met.

ESAI Energy: IMO sulfur content cap will destroy fuel oil demand

In its recent 5-yr outlook on petroleum products, ESAI Energy examines the implementation of the International Marine Organization’s (IMO) 0.5% sulfur content cap on bunker fuels, which is slated to take effect globally in 2020.

Pin Oak Terminals opens multi-product liquid marine terminal

Pin Oak Terminals, LLC opened the new multi-product liquid marine terminal at Pin Oak’s site in Mt. Airy, Louisiana. This is following key investment from Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. in the previous months.

German green group to pursue diesel bans as agreed steps inadequate

BERLIN (Reuters) — German efforts to overcome a diesel scandal were dealt a blow on Tuesday after prosecutors widened a Volkswagen probe and a key environmental group said steps proposed by automakers to cut pollution remained inadequate.

UFF to use Neste renewable diesel in its logistics chain

Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced entirely from waste and residues, will reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced in UFF's logistics chain. UFF is an organization that recycles clothing for non-profit purposes, and the organization's logistics chain covers the whole of Finland. In collecting clothes for recycling and reuse, UFF clocks up about 800,000 km–900,000 km annually with its own vehicles.

KMGI to expand petrol station network in Romania, Bulgaria once legal issues resolved

BUCHAREST (Reuters) — Oil refiner KMG International(KMGI) wants to open more petrol stations in Romania and Bulgaria and is on the lookout for acquisitions in central Europe once its legal problems are resolved, a company executive told Reuters.