Diesel Fuel

OPAL Pipeline To Connect To Baltic Sea

Natural gas, once touted as the leading fossil fuel energy source, appears to be suffering the most from the latest Clean Power Plan agenda. [The Hill] Devon Energy Corp. has recorded a second-quarter loss of $2.8 billion due to tumbling oil prices. [NewsOK] Millions of motorists who’ve bought diesel cars believing they were less harmful… Keep reading →

Report Places Los Angeles At Top Of List For City With Worst Traffic And Smog

In the US, total greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from the transportation sector (27 percent in 2013) are closely trailing greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector (31 per cent in 2013). According to the US EPA, the majority of such transportation-related CO2 emissions result from the “combustion of petroleum-based products, like gasoline, in internal combustion… Keep reading →

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Biomethane is a drop in the ocean of fuel used in the U.S. shipping industry now, but its prospects improved a bit on Tuesday with the announcement of an agreement by UPS to buy “renewable natural gas” (RNG) from Clean Energy Fuels, the natural-gas-for-transport company co-founded by T. Boone Pickens. UPS said that beginning this month, tractors and delivery… Keep reading →

New York Area Prepares For Super Bowl XLVIII

Intermodal transport – where goods arrive at major seaports and are transferred to trucks and trains – presents numerous economic and carbon emissions mitigation opportunities across the value chain. High-horsepower transport like tractor trailers and railroad locomotives currently utilize diesel as their primary liquid fuel, but switching to liquefied natural gas can in many cases… Keep reading →

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Since the first motorcycle was built, the two wheel transportation device has had many sources of power, including the first steam powered machines. It was not until World War II that gas powered motorcycles became common place. Now the pentagon is developing a new military hybrid motorcycle that promises to be fast, powerful and silent. By creating… Keep reading →

Fuel Shortage Eases A Bit In South China

First, BP dropped plans to invest in a refinery in Qinzhou. Then PetroChina delayed plans for it’s Kunming refinery, part of a larger plan that includes a pipeline linking Southwestern China to the Bay of Benegal through Myanmar (bypassing the Malacca Straits). Now, two of the largest Chinese national oil companies (NOCs) are paring back… Keep reading →

Artisanal Beer Brewers Find Growing Niche In Berlin

The last video in a 3-part series from the Advanced Biofuels Association features a San Francisco-based company that’s making renewable diesel fuel in Brazil and renewable jet fuel that is being tested by the US military and commercial airlines. Amyris is training yeast to produce hydrocarbons instead of alcohol. A common challenge cited by all… Keep reading →


You may have recently seen TV commercials in the US for new fuel-efficient diesel engines offered by several manufacturers. While European drivers have enjoyed the exceptional fuel efficiency modern diesel engines provide, the technology is becoming more widespread in the US market, and today GM announced its 2016 Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup will come with… Keep reading →

EPA Declares Greenhouse Gases A Danger To Human Health

Companies often lament regulations that impact their business and tout free markets, but here’s a case of a company applauding tougher regulations that could boost the market for its products. Power Solutions International claims to be the world’s largest alternatively-fueled engine manufacturer and sees pending diesel emissions limits as an opportunity for on- and non-road… Keep reading →