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Refinery news roundup: Autumn turnarounds set to start in Europe

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London — Planned refinery turnarounds in Europe have been building up, with several sites planning works in September. Meanwhile, news has focused on quarterly results. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Total said that its H1 and Q2 refinery runs were down as a result of “the 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

Good luck to EU: Bundeswehr crumbled under von der Leyen, who is now to take helm of the union

2 months ago DieselGasoil Comments Off on Good luck to EU: Bundeswehr crumbled under von der Leyen, who is now to take helm of the union
Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen is slated to lead the EU’s executive for five years. A model centrist liberal politician with a dubious record of overseeing Germany’s troubled military, she’s facing rough waters to navigate. The long-serving German defense chief has all of a sudden come to the forefront as a future head of the Read More

EU run like Bundeswehr? What to expect from German defense chief von der Leyen at helm of the union

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Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen is slated to lead the EU’s executive for five years. A model centrist liberal politician with a dubious record of overseeing Germany’s troubled military, she’s facing rough waters to navigate. The long-serving German defense chief has all of a sudden come to the forefront as a future head of the Read More

Hottest day ever in France as temp of 45.9C recorded

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France has hit its all-time heat record at a 45.9C (114.4F) as an unprecedented heatwave continues to roast much of the continent. The southern region of Gallargues-le-Montueux saw the mercury reach the astonishing high on Friday, hours after the first new peak of the day was set at 45.1C (113.1F) in nearby Villevieille. Before the Read More

Wildfires in Spain as heatwave roasts Europe – but ‘worst still to come’

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Hundreds of firefighters have struggled to contain a major wildfire in northeastern Spain on a day that has seen temperatures continue to soar across most of Europe. France followed Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic in breaking its temperature record for June after an “enormous reservoir” of hot air from the Sahara engulfed the continent, Read More