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City of Espoo Uses Neste MY Renewable Diesel

City of Espoo Uses Neste MY Renewable Diesel

January 5, 2018 No Comments

The Public Works Department at the City of Espoo has decided to use Neste MY Renewable Diesel(TM) in all of its diesel powered machines. Neste MY Renewable Diesel is produced entirely from waste and residues. The transition to renewable diesel is part of the City of Espoo’s target to make Espoo completely carbon neutral by […]

Eni and FCA sign research agreement for joint projects to reduce CO2 emissions

Eni and FCA sign research agreement for joint projects to reduce CO2 emissions

November 21, 2017 No Comments

Today, at the Palazzo Chigi in Rome, in the presence of the Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, the chief executive of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, and the chief executive of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), Sergio Marchionne, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the joint development of research projects and technological applications aimed at reducing CO2 […]

UK’s PRA calls for cut in fuel duty ahead of budget

UK’s PRA calls for cut in fuel duty ahead of budget

November 21, 2017 No Comments

“The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) strongly agrees with the UK’s leading motoring and freight organisations, that the Chancellor’s first aim should be to support the economy in this crucial period ahead of our formal exit from the EU by cutting fuel duty – this is already amongst the highest in Europe, especially for diesel.”, commented […]

U.K Drivers face fuel tax hike on diesel

U.K Drivers face fuel tax hike on diesel

November 21, 2017 No Comments

Drivers of diesel vehicles were last night warned to brace themselves for a rise in fuel duty in tomorrow’s Budget. The Petrol Retailers Association said it had been told Chancellor Philip Hammond will increase duty on diesel by 1p a litre – the first rise for more than seven years according to a Daily Mail […]

Demand drop could shut quarter of global refining capacity in 2⁰C world

Demand drop could shut quarter of global refining capacity in 2⁰C world

November 3, 2017 No Comments

A quarter of global refining capacity could become unviable and be forced to close by 2035 as a swelling tide of climate regulations and rapid advances in clean technologies cut oil demand, finds a report launched today by Carbon Tracker highlighting sector risks for investors. Falling oil demand in a carbon-constrained world would squeeze margins […]

Impact of excess NOx emissions from diesel cars on air quality in Europe

Impact of excess NOx emissions from diesel cars on air quality in Europe

September 18, 2017 No Comments

Diesel cars have been emitting four to seven times more NOx in on-road driving than in type approval tests. These ‘excess emissions’ are a consequence of deliberate design of the vehicle’s after-treatment system, as investigations during the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal have revealed. Here we calculate health and environmental impacts of these excess NOx emissions in all […]

MHIET Gets Contract for 147 Diesel Gensets in Indonesia

MHIET Gets Contract for 147 Diesel Gensets in Indonesia

August 30, 2017 No Comments

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. (MHIET), a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order for 147 units of its MGS Series gensets, the core lineup in the company’s diesel power plant offerings, from PT PLN (Persero), a state-owned electricity provider in Indonesia. The gensets are to serve as […]

SNC-Lavalin awarded FEED contract by Brahms

SNC-Lavalin awarded FEED contract by Brahms

July 28, 2017 No Comments

SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a contract by Brahms Oil Refineries Limited to undertake a front-end engineering design (FEED) conversion to EPC contract for a 10,000 barrel per day crude oil refinery in Kamsar, Guinea. The FEED will provide a budget cost estimate to obtain a final investment decision (FID) for the project in […]

New diesel, petrol cars and vans to be banned in UK from 2040

New diesel, petrol cars and vans to be banned in UK from 2040

July 26, 2017 No Comments

Ministers will also unveil a £255m fund to help councils tackle emissions from diesel vehicles, as part of a £3bn package of spending on air quality. The government will later publish its clean air strategy, favouring electric cars, before a High Court deadline. Campaigners said the measures were promising, but more detail was needed according […]

Calabar Tank Farm Fire Incident

Calabar Tank Farm Fire Incident

July 18, 2017 No Comments

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised consumers of Petroleum products across the country not to engage in panic buying as a result of the fire incident which occurred in the wee hours of Saturday July 15 at a tank farm at Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ), in Cross Rivers State. NNPC wishes to assure […]

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