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Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said. The dugong, whom Thais had fondly taken to calling Marium, meaning “lady of the sea”, had been under the care of Thai authorities since she was founded stranded Read More

European middle distillates cracks hit 2019 highs as crude slips

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London — European middle distillate cracks have climbed to their highest this year amid falling crude prices, a closed arbitrage from Asia and expectations of greater demand as International Maritime Organization 2020 regulations on marine fuels loom. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The front-month 10 ppm Read More

South Korea versus Japan delivered 380 CST bunker price spread hits record high

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Singapore — The delivered 380 CST bunker fuel price spread between South Korea and Japan widened to a record high Thursday, due to persistent tightness in high sulfur fuel oil supply in South Korea and rising supply in Japan. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The South Read More

Feature: IMO 2020 preparations and their impacts on US exports

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Houston — Ahead of IMO 2020, shipowners are increasingly taking ships off the water for scrubber installations, reducing tonnage availability in the Americas and supporting expectations that freight will firm in the coming months, impacting US export competitiveness. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now On January 1, Read More

Sour crude spreads trade sideways despite firm spot demand

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures spreads largely traded sideways in mid-morning hours in Asia on Friday, despite several cargoes changing hands at small premiums for the October cycle in the latter half of the week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10 am in Singapore Read More

Green energy has a plethora of failures

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By Will Wade on 8/15/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg Markets) –It must have seemed like a good idea at the time. The annals of green energy are filled with people who devised “brilliant solutions” to vexing problems, delivering more power for less money, making things cleaner, easier, and better. Some became rich and famous in the Read More

‘Punch in the gut’ as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet. Microplastic found in ice core samples taken from the Northwest Passage Read More

Fujairah data: Refined product stocks up 10% on middle distillates gain

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Dubai — Refined oil product stockpiles at the Middle Eastern hub of Fujairah jumped 10% in the week to August 12 to 21.253 million barrels — an eight-week high — according to data released Wednesday by the Fujairah Oil Industry Zone. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

UK’s Propeller Fuels plans further growth of bunker operations in Ireland

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UK-based marine fuel supplier Propeller Fuels is eyeing further expansion in Ireland after recently extending its bunker supply operations to ports in Northern Ireland and the northern part of the Republic of Ireland, a company spokesman said this week. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We do Read More

Energy interests applaud changes to endangered species protections

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Highlights Expected to speed decision-making on infrastructure Federal agencies have had trouble tracking ESA requirements California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, as well as some environmental groups, have vowed to challenge the Trump administration’s sweeping changes to Endangered Species Act protections. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More