December 4, 2018

Macron Bows To Protesters, Suspends Fuel Tax Increase

The French government has given in to widespread protests against a planned fuel tax that would raise further the cost of living in the country and […]
December 3, 2018

French Fuel Protest Shut Down 75 Stations

A blockade of 11 fuel depots in France by “yellow vest” protesters has shut down 75 fuel stations and the situation might escalate further if the […]
November 19, 2018

280,000 Protest Fuel Tax In France

Over 280,000 people took to the roads and streets in France this weekend to protest higher prices at the pump caused by a higher taxes on […]
November 3, 2018

Russia Caps Wholesale Fuel Prices To Stop Gasoline Price Spike

Russia’s government and domestic oil companies and refineries have agreed to freeze wholesale fuel prices until the end of the year to stop gasoline prices from […]
October 27, 2018

Coal To Liquid Fuel Could Become Much Cheaper

Eindhoven University of Technology researchers have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that […]
October 25, 2018

New Tech From Iceland Can Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

I wrote this column in Iceland, where I recently traveled on a working vacation. While in Iceland I met with an innovative energy producer whose technology could help mitigate carbon […]
October 19, 2018

Europe Fuel Oil Market Rocked As US Threatens To Slow Sulfur Cap Rollout

Europe’s fuel oil market was rattled on Friday by reports that the Trump Administration may look to slow down the introduction of the new regulations limiting […]
October 18, 2018

Europe’s Fuel Oil Traders Wary Of Closing 2019 Deals

Traders in Europe are not rushing to the 2019 tenders for fuel oil, expecting wild price volatility in the prices of both high-sulfur and low-sulfur fuel […]
October 10, 2018

Maersk Oil Trading Hires Asia Storage Amid New Ship Fuel Rules

Maersk Oil Trading—one of the world’s top ship fuel buyers—has hired an oil storage facility in Singapore to provide fuel to customers in Asia ahead of […]