Around the world of Diesel
oAustralia to Offer Subsidy for 10-ppm Sulfur ULSD.
oU.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Got 28 Responses to a ‘Request for Interest’ in Supplying Alternative Fuels Including Fischer-Tropsch Fuels.
oRange Rover Installing Vehicle Fuel Filler-Neck Device That Prevents Gasoline Dispensing in Diesel Vehicles.
oAudi’s Diesel Race Car Powered by Shell’s GTL Diesel Fuel Sweeps LeMans 2006 Series.
oPaccar, Cat See Big Decline in U.S. Heavy-Duty Truck Sales When U.S. EPA Emissions Limits Hit Next Year.
oNeste’s ULSD Refinery Project Costs Soar.
oChina’s First-Ever Rejection of Diesel Fuel for Poor Quality.
oEaton Buys Catalytica’s Diesel Fuel Processor Technology for Emissions Control Systems.
oDenso, Bosch Team-Up on Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Plant for Europe.
oPune, India Gets U.S. EPA Grant for Clean-Diesel Bus Retrofits.
oSasol’s Oryx GTL Diesel Plant Begins Exports in December.
oSouthwest Research Institute (SwRI) Evaluating Fuel-Economy Impact of 2007 Clean-Diesel Engine Technology.
oASTM “E” (Diesel Fuel) Subcommittee Balloting Removal of T90 Minimum Requirement From No. 2 Diesel Fuel.
oVarious U.S. Pipelines Loosening ULSD Refinery Release Sulfur Limits Thanks to Successful ULSD Rollout Last Month.
oMinnesota Truckers Complain of Diesel Shortages, Worry About Shorftall of No. 1 ULSD This Winter .
oHong Kong Environmental Group Claims Taxi Owners Pocketed Taxpayer’s Diesel-To-LPG Conversion Money, Air Quality Suffers as Result.
oNissan Supposedly Eyeing Introduction of Diesel Heavy-Duty Pickup Truck to U.S. Market by 2009 .
oPakistan Refiners Cannot Produce Euro-2 (500-ppm sulfur) Diesel Until Dec. 2009, Face Huge Surge in Diesel Demand by 2015 .
oHino Claims Price Advantage Versus Competitors with Diesel Particle Filter (DPF)-Equipped 2007 Heavy-Duty N. American Trucks.
oPeugeot’s New Diesel Engine Cuts CO2 While Delivering More Power .
oShell Selling Fischer-Tropsch Kerosene in Japan.
oMontana Governor Says a $38/barrel Price Floor for Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) Could Eliminate Half of U.S. Oil Imports.
oU.S. Sen. John Thune (R.-S.D.) Proposes Selling Oil From Strategic Petroleum Reserve to Finance U.S. Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) Plants.
oCARB Verifies 27 Diesel Particulate Filters (DPFs) for Retrofit Applications That Comply With NO2 Limits.
o‘Massive Overcapacity’ Seen Coming in Biodiesel Production.
oUkraine to Favor Lower-Sulfur Diesel Fuel Through Tax Scheme .
oCosta Rica Cuts Diesel Fuel Sulfur Content to 3,500-ppm.