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Kazakhstan to ban oil products supplies via rail to Russian port of Taman

Kazakhstan Railways will ban transportation of oil products to the Russian Black Sea port of Taman in 2023, according to a document from the state-owned railway operator.

India state retailers gasoil sales rose in April

Indian state fuel retailers' gasoil sales rose in April from the previous month, preliminary sales data showed, indicating a pick up in economic activity.

India cuts windfall tax on petroleum crude

India has cut the windfall tax on petroleum crude to ₹4,100 per ton from ₹6,400 per ton.

California moves to phase-out diesel-powered trucks, cut locomotive pollution

California regulators approved new rules requiring all medium- and heavy-duty vehicles sold in the state in 2036 be zero-emission, a day after the California Air Resources Board (CARB) adopted reduced emission regulations for locomotives.

Australia's Ampol first-quarter refining margins jump on solid fuel sales

Australia's Ampol Ltd on Thursday reported a 40.7% expansion in refining margins at its Lytton refinery in Queensland, powered by higher prices for refined products such as petrol and diesel with continued strong performance across all segments.

Finland's Neste misses first-quarter earnings estimates, warns of market volatility

Finland's Neste on Friday posted weaker than expected first-quarter operating earnings and said forecasting both biofuels and oil sales margins will continue to be difficult owing to market volatility.

Japan's Cosmo to keep current refining capacity at least until 2030

Cosmo Energy Holdings Co Ltd plans to keep the current refining capacity at least until 2030 despite an expected fall in gasoline demand in Japan due to aging population and higher sales of electric vehicles.

Global refinery margins lose steam as Russian oil finds new outlets

Global diesel margins have slumped by about half since February, dragging on refiners' profits, as Russian exports continue despite sanctions, helping output from China and India reach all-time highs in March.

Raven SR and Cap Clean Energy to collaborate on Canadian SAF and renewable diesel projects

Raven SR Inc. and Cap Clean Energy Corp. announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to co-develop biofuels facilities in Canada to produce sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel for the heavy-duty transport sector.

Turkey top destination for Russian diesel after EU embargo

Turkey remains the top destination for Russian diesel exports after an embargo on shipments to Europe forced traders to divert supplies to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and ship-to-ship loadings.