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Louisiana (U.S.) Governor Jeff Landry announces bond allocation for Chevron’s Geismar renewable diesel plant

Governor Jeff Landry announced a $100 MM bond allocation for the expansion project at Chevron’s Geismar Renewable Diesel Plant at the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association’s annual conference.

Singapore middle distillates stocks dip but remain above 7 MM bbls

Singapore's middle distillates stockpiles slipped slightly week-on-week as net exports of both diesel/gasoil and jet fuel/gasoil posted robust gains.

Belgium could pass law targeting export fuel quality in late March

The Belgian government aims to pass a law tightening the quality of exported fuels in the second half of March as it targets a profitable trade of lower-quality gasoline and diesel from Northern Europe to West Africa.

U.S. manufacturers poised for resumed growth, diesel shortage

Consumption of diesel and other distillate fuel oils is closely correlated with the manufacturing and freight cycle so the business upturn is very likely to result in renewed growth in distillate use in 2024.

Colonial Oil Industries and TICO lead sustainable energy transition in the Southeast U.S. with launch of renewable diesel

Colonial Oil Industries, Inc. announced a partnership with Neste, TICO, and Gateway Terminals in the offering of renewable diesel to customers and businesses in the region, marking a significant stride towards a more sustainable future in the Southeast.

Traders divert Russian oil products around Africa to avoid Red Sea

Traders were diverting cargoes with Russian oil products around Africa to avoid the Red Sea due to a heightened risk of attacks by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group.

Red Sea worries cause spike in refined fuel prices, but market will adjust

The main impact from the escalating tensions in the Middle East and the threat to ships transiting the Red Sea isn't on crude oil prices, but rather on the heightened vulnerability of refined fuels.

Tanker with Russian diesel to discharge at the port of Venezuela

Sea Maverick with about 33,000 metric tons of ultra-low sulfur diesel loaded at the end of December 2023 at the Russian Baltic port of Primorsk is discharging at the El Palito port in Venezuela.

France drops plan to decrease farmers' diesel discount but protests to continue

The French government dropped plans to gradually reduce state subsidies on agricultural diesel but that seems not enough for angry farmers surrounding Paris and still threatening to converge on the capital in their tractors.

Mexico president admits fuel production still short to reach energy self-sufficiency

Mexico will be short of the fuel it needs to meet President Andres Manuel's Lopez Obrador goal of energy self-sufficiency when his term ends this year, he said during a recent press conference.