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Lukoil has begun ship-to-ship loadings of ULSD

Russian oil producer Lukoil has started ship-to-ship (STS) loadings of ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) off its western exclave of Kaliningrad.

Chinese diesel/gasoline exports continue to rise

China's diesel exports rose for a second month in December, while gasoline exports climbed for a third month, as the country's COVID outbreak limited domestic fuel demand, and refiners utilized their expanded yearly export quotas.

Cepsa to invest more than $3.8 B in sustainable energy/mobility by 2027

Spanish oil and gas company Cepsa plans to nearly double its investments over the next three years to a total of 3.6 B euros ($3.82 B), with more than half of that amount going to sustainable energy and mobility.

Tunisia imported record number of Russian diesel/gasoil in February

Tunisia imported record volumes of Russian gasoil and diesel last month as an EU embargo forced Moscow to find new customers for its oil products.

Vietnam's Long Son petrochemicals complex to start operations by mid-year

Long Son Petrochemicals will start commercial production at its petrochemical complex in southern Vietnam by mid-2023.

Egypt increases gasoline prices in line with global levels

Egypt raised domestic gasoline prices, bringing them more in line with global levels but risking further public discontent after a year of rising inflation, a weakening currency and a series of austerity measures.

Indonesia trying to create palm oil benchmark price

Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil exporter, plans to require crude palm oil exports to go through a futures exchange to create the country's own benchmark price.

Russia's oil/gas revenues fall 40% in January

Russia's revenues from oil and gas exports dropped by nearly 40% in January as price caps and Western sanctions squeezed the proceeds from Moscow's most lucrative export, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.

U.S. EPA's proposal would allow a higher ethanol blend in Midwest states

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule that would allow sales of gasoline with a higher ethanol blend in certain U.S. Midwest states.

Crude C4 alternatives for a successful grassroots petrochemicals project

Saudi Aramco: Delgado, J.  |  Khvastunkov, M.  |  Marwan, K.  |  Marri, A.

The disposition of the crude C<sub>4</sub> stream from a steam cracker is a project configuration topic that deserves some discussion.