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Diesel generators market to top $16.9bn by 2020

December 6, 2016

The diesel generators market is expected to grow from an estimated 13.06 billion in 2015 to 16.96 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4 per cent according to a report. The rap... View more

Saudi diesel gensets market growth ‘set to decline’

November 16, 2016

Owing to poor grid infrastructure in the country coupled with rising need for consistent and reliable source of electricity the demand for diesel gensets in Saudi Arabia will grow but marginally in th... View more

Cox Powertrain to showcase new diesel outboard engine

November 3, 2016

UK-based Cox Powertrain will showcase a full-size model of its advanced diesel outboard engine the CXO300 at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) later this month in Amsterdam The Netherlands. The e... View more

Indonesian diesel demand up

October 3, 2016

Consumption of diesel by Indonesian miners has picked up for the first time in four years as coal producers in the country ramped up output to meet Chinese demand offering a glimmer of hope to Asian t... View more

Refiners see diesel demand surging

May 30, 2016

US refiners are enjoying their strongest diesel margins in months as surprisingly robust overseas demand combined with lower domestic production has triggered an unusually large drawdown in inventorie... View more

Diesel refining profits to fall

April 18, 2016

Oil refineries are shifting into high gear to produce as much gasoline as possible for the world s fuel-hungry drivers kicking the problem of a worsening diesel glut further down the road. The margin ... View more

Asean diesel to Hanoi set to rise

November 9, 2015

Diesel shipments from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to Vietnam could increase further next year after tax rates are removed from January industry sources said. Under the Asean fre... View more

America’s diesel demand flat as freight growth decelerates

November 2, 2015

Diesel demand has been more cyclical than gasoline plunging during the recession of 2008/09 then rebounding more quickly in 2010/11 and 2013/14 US Diesel consumption has been flat this year after grow... View more

China diesel exports to zoom

July 27, 2015

China will export diesel in August at the highest volumes since at least 1999 as its local market cannot absorb all of the fuel its refineries are pumping out and inventories are full sources close to... View more

Petrolimex ends KPC diesel contract

July 13, 2015

Vietnam s top fuel importer Petrolimex and Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) have ended their long-standing diesel term contract that dates back to the 1990s since imports from Southeast Asia now attract lo... View more

Satorp to start diesel exports

October 24, 2012

A new refinery in Saudi Arabia that is a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and France s Total is likely to start diesel exports from the second quarter of next year and is targeting the European market in... View more

China makes rare diesel imports

November 13, 2011

China s top refiners have bought about 320 000 tonnes of diesel to cover domestic shortages of the power-generating fuel traders said rare purchases by the world s second largest economy that will squ... View more

Methane-diesel to be used as fuel in Volvo trucks

July 10, 2011

FOR the first time ever in Europe it is now possible to use gas-powered trucks for longer and heavier transport applications. Swedish haulage firm Götene Kyltransport is one of the transport companies... View more

Latam diesel boom to go longer

July 10, 2011

Much has been made of Brazil importing unprecedented amounts of gasoline this spring to meet motorists demands for fuel as ethanol supplies grew tight but the real story lies with diesel. Diesel fuel ... View more

China’s diesel surplus may be for long haul

April 12, 2010

Oil refiners from Europe to Japan to Singapore hoping for margins to recover from year-lows have a worrying trend to consider last year s diesel surplus in China looks set to become a permanent fixtur... View more

China diesel demand still slack

October 5, 2009

Diesel demand in China continues to lag economic recovery as top Asian refiner Sinopec is still seeing fuel sales so far this year below the rates of a year ago the oil major s chief said. Record refi... View more

China lifts petrol, diesel prices 7pc

June 7, 2009

China will raise retail diesel and gasoline prices by 6-7 per cent the second and biggest increase this year relieving some pressure on refiners but adding to the burden on farmers and small businesse... View more

China diesel exports leap

March 19, 2009

China s diesel exports soared to the highest level in a decade in February better than market expectations as oil firms stepped up efforts to draw down record inventories amid slackening domestic dema... View more

UAE Emarat to supply diesel as Dolphin work cuts gas

February 1, 2009

UAE fuel retailer Emarat will supply the UAE s northern emirates with more diesel for power generation for a month while gas supplies are reduced due to work an Emarat official said. Dolphin Energy wh... View more

PetroChina to reduce February diesel imports on lower runs

January 25, 2009

PetroChina is likely to rein in diesel exports in February below the 100 000 tonnes this month on expectations of lower refinery runs as an economic slowdown hit energy demand traders said. It was too... View more

Shell may bring diesel cargo forward

June 15, 2008

The Australian unit of Royal Dutch Shell said it may bring forward a planned diesel import cargo to meet strong demand from miners in western Australia after an explosion cut gas supplies. The blast e... View more

China to import more diesel and jet fuel

May 18, 2008

China will ship in 20 per cent more diesel and jet fuel while staying a net importer of gasoline in May as a new rule to fatten stockpiles kicks in and a tax break on fuel imports encourages inflows. ... View more

Takreer – Ruwais green diesel

January 24, 2008

Project Name: Takreer Ruwais Green Diesel Project Name of Client: Takreer Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Budget: 600 million to 800 million Main Contractor: Not yet appointed Facility Type: Refinery S... View more

Pertamina to slash diesel imports

January 17, 2008

Indonesia s Pertamina will reduce diesel imports for February to a 22-month low of 4.4 million barrels as falling domestic kerosene demand spurs higher gas oil output company sources said. The Februar... View more

Diesel imports peak before new year lull

January 17, 2008

China is importing high volumes of diesel for a third month in January helped by tax breaks to shore up supply following a winter crunch especially as pre-festive demand heats up. Both Sinopec Corp an... View more

Heating fuel, diesel output rises at European plants

December 30, 2007

Europe s oil refinery output rose in November for the first time in five months with production of such products as heating fuel and diesel increasing by the largest volumes industry data showed. Indu... View more

Takreer – Green diesel project

December 30, 2007

Project name : Takreer Ruwais Green Diesel Project Name of client: Takreer Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Budget: 600 million to 800 million Main contractor: Not yet appointed Facility type: Refinery ... View more

India’s diesel imports scaling new highs...

September 16, 2007

India will lift diesel imports this fiscal year to the highest this decade to meet stronger demand fuelled by a booming economy and to cover shortfalls caused by major refinery maintenance works. Asia... View more

Ship owners back call for diesel rule

April 15, 2007

Oil tanker owners are urging the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to lay out a plan by next year for switching all ship engines to use diesel instead of dirty but cheap fuel oil an industry g... View more

European diesel premiums surge

March 25, 2007

European diesel price premiums have surged to their highest levels since last summer as refinery maintenance cuts supply and a wave of gasoline cargoes to the US Mexico and West Africa trims tanker av... View more

India cuts prices of diesel, petrol

February 25, 2007

India s government cut the retail prices of petrol and diesel by 4.5 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively in a move to control inflation which is at its highest level in more than two years. Shares ... View more

Bapco set to expand diesel sales markets

January 22, 2007

Bapco s new hydrocracker complex is scheduled for start-up on March 20. The complex is part of the company s Low Sulphur Diesel Production (LSDP) project. This follows approval by a team from oil gian... View more

US still exporting diesel to well-supplied Europe

October 15, 2006

More distillates cargoes continue to sail to Europe from the US in October even with European inventories already brimming and European prices driven to their lowest level in September oil traders and... View more

Pakistan diesel demand soaring

September 9, 2006

Pakistan s diesel demand is forecast to jump 70 per cent in a decade to 15.07 million tonnes as the overall fuel consumption almost doubles forcing the country to boost imports an oil official said. T... View more

Mideast boom hits Europe diesel flow

July 8, 2006

An oil fuelled economic boom in Middle Eastern countries is driving local demand for gas oil such as diesel squeezing supplies to Europe and Asia. This has tightened supply in both importing regions a... View more

Chinese push for diesel

June 5, 2006

China has told its dominant state oil firms to boost diesel production and strictly limit exports to ensure farmers have enough fuel for the summer. The order was issued by the powerful National Devel... View more

Petrolimex faces higher diesel bill

May 29, 2006

Vietnam s Petrolimex will discuss term diesel prices with Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) in end June for second-half supplies and levels are expected to be firmer amid a tight market an industry source s... View more

Trade hub hit by diesel shortage

May 21, 2006

Diesel shortages have re-emerged in southern China s Guangdong province with the government urging gas stations to give priority to public transport and prevent hoarding state press said. Record oil p... View more

Diesel exporters eye new markets

January 29, 2006

Asia s diesel market will look towards South America and Europe to absorb a growing surplus this year as Indian exports grow while higher retail prices cut regional consumer demand and China limits im... View more

Wholesale diesel price holds firm

June 12, 2005

Wholesale diesel prices held firm in western China over recent as refiners cut runs after months of weak margins compensating for a dip in demand due to the rainy season Chinese oil officials said. Al... View more

Pertamina set to import diesel to boost stocks

July 17, 2004

Indonesian state oil company Pertamina will import more diesel and gasoline to boost domestic oil products stocks a company spokesman said. Our oil products stock is currently at 21 days. We will grad... View more

Korean refiners upset by diesel price increase

June 21, 2004

South Korean oil refiners are unhappy about the government s plan to raise the price of diesel fuel higher than expected over environmental concerns industry sources said. The refiners are raising con... View more

Saudi provider ABB evolves diesel refining

September 22, 2003

ABB a leader in power and automation technologies with a substantial presence in Saudi Arabia has developed a new refining process to produce ultra low sulphur diesel called the CC Deep HDS process. T... View more

Zhenhai trims output by 5pc on diesel inventories

July 14, 2002

Bulging domestic diesel inventories have forced China s top refiner Zhenhai to cut back July output by about five per cent versus June Chinese industry officials said. The refiner s throughputs for Ju... View more

ORC planning eco-friendly diesel

December 3, 2001

Oman plans to produce an eco-friendly version of diesel for trucks and other diesel-engined equipment according to reports. Oman Refinery Company (ORC) is planning to produce ultra low-sulphur diesel ... View more

China is unlikely to regain top diesel buyer position

November 19, 2001

China is unlikely to regain its former position as Asia s top diesel buyer when it returns to the market next year as its move to lift a three-year old import ban comes amid higher domestic production... View more



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