Diesel

Most of BP's Whiting refinery units shut following fire

Most of the units at bp’s 435,000 barrel-per-day Whiting, Indiana, refinery were out of production on Thursday following a Wednesday night fire, said sources familiar with plant operations.

New diesel rules to affect valuation of Brazil's Petrobras refineries

The valuation of refineries being sold by Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras might face additional pressure as the country's oil regulator mulls banning the use of S500 diesel, sources familiar with the matter said.

Crowley secures subcontract for hybrid-electric ferry

As part of an elite project team, Crowley brings expansive capabilities in sustainable, emissions-reducing design and construction services.

U.S. fuel retailers rail against green aviation fuel tax credit

U.S. fuel retailers are fighting the inclusion of a tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Democrats' $430-B spending bill, arguing SAF is more carbon intense and less efficient than renewable diesel.

History of the HPI: The 1990s: Clean fuels and emissions mitigation, M&A, GTL and the fieldbus wars

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Much like several initiatives passed in the 1970s and 1980s, the 1990s were a decade heavily focused on environmental issues, with many new regulations being enacted to not only mitigate industrial and vehicle emissions but also to advance the production of clean fuels globally.

The downstream rundown: In case you missed it 7/29

In case you missed any downstream news, here are the top stories from last week.

History of the HPI: The 1980s: Oil spike/collapse, liquid crystals, conducting polymers and the rise of AR/VR

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Several major impactful events took place in the global oil and gas and petrochemical industries in the 1980s.

German oil refiner to halt diesel deliveries after lightning strike

German oil refiner Bayernoil GmbH plans to halt deliveries of diesel and heating oil to customers for several days from Thursday after a lightning strike.

Marr Contracting switches to renewable diesel from Neste in Australia

The switch to Neste-produced 100% renewable diesel comes after significant consultation with Marr clients and leaders within Australia’s construction industry on the best solution for transitioning away from fossil fuels.

Worley to work with Heartwell on a greenfield renewable diesel plant

Worley has been awarded a contract by Heartwell Renewables LLC, a joint venture between The Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill, for a greenfield renewable fuels plant in Hastings, Nebraska.