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Fujairah data: Bunkers, other heavy fuels inventories drop to 4-month low

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Dubai — Inventories of marine bunkers and other heavy distillates at the port of Fujairah in the UAE dropped to a four-month low at the start of this week amid reports of increasing demand, data released Wednesday by the Fujairah Oil Inventory Zone showed. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

Compliance with IMO 2020 likely around 90%-95% in initial years: consultant

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Singapore — Compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur limit for marine fuels will likely settle around 90% or 95% in the initial years after 2020, well above some industry estimates that pointed to compliance of 70%-80% a year ago, a bunker industry veteran and senior partner at 2020 Marine Energy, Adrian Tolson, said Read More

Singapore delivered 380 CST bunker premium surges to 16-year high

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Singapore — Delivered 380 CST bunker fuel premium in Singapore has jumped to the highest level in more than 16 years, as it continued to trend up steadily since end-June, S&P Global Platts data showed Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The Singapore delivered 380 CST Read More

Not an accident: US scientist Suzanne Eaton was asphyxiated & dumped into old Nazi bunker in Crete

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The mysterious death of American microbiologist Suzanne Eaton turned out not to be an accident – the scientist working for the Max Planck Institute was asphyxiated and her body was dumped into a Nazi occupation-era cave bunker. The biologist disappeared on the island of Crete on July 2 while jogging. Eaton had been attending a Read More

Factbox: Persian Gulf tensions raise stakes for oil, shipping markets

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London — Ongoing tensions in the Persian Gulf have left ship operators in the region wary of passing through the chokepoint, the Strait of Hormuz, and heightening geopolitical risks in the oil market. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now On Thursday morning the UK’s Ministry of Defence Read More

US scientist found dead in WW2 bunker on Greek island

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An “outstanding an inspiring” American scientist found dead on the Greek island of Crete may have been murdered, police have said. The body of molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton was discovered in a Second World War bunker almost a week after she went missing. The 59-year-old, who worked at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, Germany, Read More

South Korea’s SK Innovation to raise supply of low sulfur fuels to 130,000 b/d next year

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South Korea’s top refiner SK Innovation will increase supply of low sulfur fuels to 130,000 b/d next year, from the current 23,000 b/d, to meet stronger demand due to the implementation of marine fuel regulation by International Maritime Organization from January 1, 2020, a company official said Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Fujairah data: oil product inventories climb for first time in six weeks

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Dubai — Stockpiles of oil products at the Fujairah port in the UAE increased for the first time in six weeks, against a backdrop of strong summer demand from utilities in the region and for jet fuel from Europe, data released Wednesday by the Fujairah Oil Industry Zone showed. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, Read More

Refinery news roundup: Some maintenance in Europe draws to a close

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London — Some of the maintenance works in Europe have been drawing to a close. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Meanwhile, French oil major Total has started up production at its La Mede biodiesel (gasoil) plant in southern France, with the first batches of biofuel coming Read More