China June diesel exports rise on year ago

BEIJING (Reuters) — China's exports of diesel rose in June on a year ago as refiners turn to foreign markets to offload their excess product, while liquefied natural gas imports also rose, customs data showed on Sunday.

Tesoro fuel transport via Pemex lines in Mexico could begin in Sept

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) — US refiner Tesoro Corp could begin transporting gasoline and diesel through the pipeline network owned by Mexico's national oil company Pemex in September, an executive with the Mexican firm said on Wednesday.

North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales

SEOUL (Reuters) — Gasoline and diesel prices surged in North Korea in the weeks after a Chinese state oil company suspended fuel sales to the reclusive state, according to data reviewed by Reuters and an interview with a North Korean defector.

Cold storage: traders shift oil products out of tanks as short-term demand soars

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Some energy traders in Southeast Asia are cutting their use of storage tanks as short-term demand for oil products soars, hitting companies that rent out storage at a time when many of them have just expanded their capacity.

Sempra Energy awarded $155 MM liquid fuels project in Veracruz

SAN DIEGO — Sempra Energy announced that its Mexican subsidiary, Infraestructura Energética Nova, S.A.B. de C.V. (IEnova), has been awarded a 20-yr contract by the Veracruz Port Administration in Mexico to build and operate a receipt, storage and send-out liquid fuels marine terminal on the Mexican Gulf Coast.

BP ships diesel from the US to Australia in unusual move

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Oil major BP Plc is shipping diesel from the United States to Australia in an unusual shipping flow, several industry sources told Reuters on Thursday.

ADNOC stalls diesel term talks because of fuel uncertainty after Qatar spat

SINGAPORE (Reuters) — Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has temporarily halted talks with buyers for its long-term diesel contracts because of concerns it may need the fuel in case of the loss of natural gas supplies from Qatar, industry sources said on Wednesday.

US EPA chief says to treat diesel emissions cheating 'very aggressively'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — US Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt said the agency must ensure Volkswagen AG's excess diesel emissions is not repeated, and will treat improper behavior by automakers "very aggressively."

Dutch competition watchdog investigates possible shipping fuel cartel

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) — The Dutch competition watchdog said on Wednesday it was investigating a possible illegal, price-fixing cartel by fuel companies in ports in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Russian anti-trust body looks into diesel price hikes

MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is preparing an investigation into a suspicious increase in wholesale prices of diesel by domestic producers, a FAS official told Reuters on Thursday.