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COVID-19: Use of excess jet fuel in automotive diesel fuel affects lubricity additive response

COVID-19: Use of excess jet fuel in automotive diesel fuel affects lubricity additive response

Lockdowns resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic have had far reaching impacts across the transportation industry and, with the aviation sector being particularly hard hit, refiners are blending surplus jet fuel into automotive diesel fuel. Infineum’s Paul van Munster, Technical Lead, and Dean Clark, Lubricity Venture Manager, recently explored the impact this practice can have on […]

Post IMO 2020: Combatting the stability issues arising with very low sulphur fuel oils

Post IMO 2020: Combatting the stability issues arising with very low sulphur fuel oils

Since January, the new IMO 2020 regulations on fuel sulphur have applied to international shipping. As the marine and refining industries adapt to these regulations, ongoing concerns relating to the changes to the new very low sulphur fuel oils (VLSFO), which are quite different in nature from their high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) counterparts, not […]

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