February 2005

Special Report: Clean Fuels

Clean fuels: What are the issues?

Critical hurdles such as testing and supply distribution must be resolved as part of new fuel mandates

Ohmes, R., Sayles, S., KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc.

The refining industry is shifting operations on a global basis to produce the cleanest fuel mix in history. Many projects are at various stages of engineering, planning, design, construction and commissioning. In the US alone approximately 60 desulfurization projects to process ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) are underway as the June 2006 deadline looms closer. Likewise, much effort and resources are being directed to process ultra-low-sulfur gasoline (ULSG). US refiners will invest approximately $9 ? 10 billion on clean fuels. Regardless of the current progress, the refining industry must contend with more concerns over clean fuels production. The primary issues that the industry must

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