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Lloyd's Register (LR) has issued a statutory alert on the 2020 IMO global sulfur limit which goes to 0.50 percent. In 2012, for ships operating outside Emission Control Areas (ECAs), the MARPOL Annex VI global cap on marine fuel sulfur content was reduced from 4.5 percent to 3.5 percent, with a ...
(St. Paul MN-) A heavy dose of an unpleasant sulfur odor might greet people around several southwestern Minnesota lakes, but it will soon disappear, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The odor is unusually strong in a handful of shallow lakes and other wetlands ... bacteria
(KMSP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a "perfect storm" of ingredients is causing a strong sulfur smell in certain lakes in the southwestern part of the state. According to the DNR, the odor is caused by a combination of "a long winter, heavy snowpack and certain bacteria that ...
The "classic" high-energy capacity Lithium-sulfur battery is predicated on the use of a sulfur-based cathode and a Lithium-metal anode. Among the issues hampering the commercialization of this attractive technology are the safety and performance issues associated with the use of the lithium-metal anode.

Sulfur Global Market Report 2018: This report provides a detailed analysis of the Sulfur market with description of market size and growth, segmentation of market by products and services and major markets, top market players etc. The report recapitulates the factors that will be responsible for the growth in ...
Russian oil company Lukoil plans to produce 30,000-40,000 mt/month, or 360,000-480,000 mt/year, of 0.5% sulfur bunker fuel after sulfur emission limits for the shipping industry are cut to that level. Global bunker sulfur limit wil drop from 3.5% to 0.5% at the start of 2020, forcing most shipowners to switch ...
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reported Thursday morning that a leak at the Delaware City Refining Co. led to the release of more than 100 pounds of hydrogen sulfideand sulfur dioxide. The release was reported at2:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The chemicals are ...
APRIL 18, 2018 — Finnish-based exhaust gas cleaning pioneer Langh Tech says that the likely prohibition of the carriage of high sulfur fuel oil on vessels will have a material and technical impact on commercial ship operations. The prohibition is among a slew of measures considered at last week's IMO MEPC meeting that ...
Russian energy company Lukoil is aiming to produce between 360,000 metric tonnes (mt) and 480,000 mt of 0.5% sulfur bunker fuel a year to meet demand from January 1, 2020. The production statistics, as reported by price reporting agency Platts, are an indication rather than set figures. The company is ...
APRIL 18, 2018 — The clock is ticking on IMO's 0.5% Global Sulfur Cap, and one of the big concerns for ship operators is the availability of compliant fuel. ExxonMobil today announced that it will supply fuels that comply with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 0.5% sulfur cap in ports in Northwest Europe, the ...
The air along the coasts in several European countries has become more clean in terms of vessel emissions of hazardous sulfur dioxides SOx. Particularly in the environmental zones (ECA) in the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and the English Channel, where vessels have been banned from sailing on fuel ...
Mount Ijen hosts one of the last remaining active sulfur mines in the world, and while its otherworldly vistas have captivated scientists and travelers for more than ... another 3,000 feet into the crater, where a network of man-made ceramic pipes funnels the gases responsible for precipitating elemental sulfur.
Vessel operators who plan to run ships on scrubbers to meet the International Maritime Organization's global sulfur cap rule should lock in long term ... Options to comply with the rule include distillates, other 0.5% sulfur bunker fuels, marine gasoil, blended fuels, HSFO with scrubbers and alternatives such ...
Sulfur Powder Market research report provides the up-to-date industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to categorize the products and end users driving Revenue, growth and profitability. The industry report lists the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the ...
Teekay Tankers has opted for distillates out of several options to comply with the international sulfur requirements which will enter into force in 2020. Until this time, the sulfur content of ship fuel must not exceed 0.5 percent or alternatively, must have installed a scrubber on board. As such, shipowners are ...

The ASTM D7994 – 17 standard describes the determination of sulfur and halogens such as chlorine and fluorine in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by oxidative pyrohydrolytic combustion and subsequent ion chromatography. This work involves the analysis of a synthetic butane sample. An LPG module is ...
MARCH 14, 2017 — Norwegian newspaper Sysla reports that Color Line has been hit with a record fine of NOK 600,000 (about $77,000) for five violations of sulfur emissions regulations involving its ferry Color Magic, which operates between Olso and Kiel. The penalty has yet to be finalized by the Norwegian Maritime ...
According to Norwegian media Sysla, the Norwegian Maritime Authority issued a fine of NOK 600,000 (USD 77,651) to Color Line in February for repeatedly violating the regional sulfur cap with ferry Color Magic, which sails between Oslo and Kiel. In the summer 2016 alone, the vessel's fuel sulfur content ...
West Africa's biggest fuel consumer Nigeria will start reducing the sulfur levels allowed in fuel imports in July 2018, a year after a July 2017 deadline it had initially pledged to meet, according to a presentation by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Nigeria will cut the maximum allowed ...
Take that, Tesla. Researchers at Oxis Energy, a startup company in Abingdon, U.K., are building batteries with a combination of lithium and sulfur that store nearly twice as much energy per kilogram as the lithium-ion batteries in electric cars today. The batteries don't last very long, conking out after 100 or ...
Take that, Tesla. Researchers at Oxis Energy, a startup company in Abingdon, U.K., are building batteries with a combination of lithium and sulfur that store nearly twice as much energy per kilogram as the lithium-ion batteries in electric cars today. The batteries don't last very long, conking out after 100 or ...
Beginning in 2020, shipping vessels will not be allowed to burn fuel with a sulfur content higher than 0.5%, down from 3.5% currently. Global hydrocarbons companies and traders are bracing for higher volatility in fuel markets as they expect refiners to process more light crude oil in the lead-up to new rules ...
HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global executives and traders are bracing for higher volatility in fuel markets as they expect refiners to process more light crude oil in the lead-up to new rules aimed at slashing the use of dirty high-sulfur fuel oil in global shipping. Beginning in 2020, shipping vessels will ...
Sulfur Market report provides the up-to-date industry data and industry future trends, allowing you to recognize the products and end users driving Revenue growth and profitability. Sulfur market report also delivers lists of the leading competitors and provides the insights strategic industry Analysis of the key ...
With the implementation of the upcoming sulfur cap, consumption of gas oil is expected to surge by a million barrels per day, according to estimates, and a majority of shipping companies are at this point expected to opt for this solution. Only a few companies have by now installed scrubbers or prepped ...
Sulfur Dioxide Analyzers Market Research Report provides insights of Sulfur Dioxide Analyzers industry over past 10 years Status and Trend Report 2013-2023. This research report (2013-2023) is a proven resource, which provides current as well as upcoming technical and financial details of the industry.
Baseload's batteries feature cheap, readily available sulfur dissolved in water as the anode. The firm anticipates that its technology will enable batteries to be made for between 10 and 20% of the cost of equivalent lithium-ion batteries. The firm raised almost $2 million from MIT's technology incubator, the ...
... and commodity trader Cargill, have different views on how to tackle sulfur requirements set to take force in 2020. Pacific Basin does not think that cleansing ship exhaust using scrubbers is an efficient solution technically or environmentally, writes the listed bulk carrier in its recently released annual report.
With Turkey expected to raise the sulfur cap on imported thermal coal but not having done so yet, consumers have been looking to continue restocking with Colombian material instead of waiting to be allowed to buy high sulfur, high-CV US coal, sources said. The new cap being considered would allow ...
Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention and the approaching 2020 Sulfur Cap. The prolonged maritime downturn of the last decade combined with the substantial capital expenses ...
As the global crude industry prepares for the shift toward the 0.5% global sulfur cap for fuel oil in 2020, sweet crudes including domestic USGC grades will most ... This increase will be driven by rising global demand for distillate-rich grades to make lower sulfur fuel oil to meet the new specs set forth by the ...
Both refiners acknowledged they would not each be bringing a single 0.5% sulfur fuel to the market for 2020. BP showcased two to shipowners Monday -- one more aromatic in nature and the other more paraffinic -- and declined to comment on whether the two would be compatible with each other.
There has been significant interest in the 2020 sulfur cap and how it might impact the market. A previous report of mine noted that owners were likely to utilize low sulfur fuel to comply with the mandate. But this may lead to surging fuel costs. Several VIE members have rightfully raised the question: Could ...
In his opening speech for this week's meeting of the IMO Subcommittee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), Secretary General Kitack Lim said that there would be "no turning back" on the implementation of IMO's worldwide cap on fuel sulfur content. High-sulfur fuels form hazardous levels of ...
The proposal to bar ships from sailing on fuel with sulfur content exceeding 0.5 percent was also addressed and was adopted by the member states with significant support. And according to Maria Skipper Schwenn, director at association Danish Shipping, this marks a big step in the right direction toward ...
As the global crude oil industry prepares for the shift toward the 0.5% global sulfur cap for fuel oil in 2020, sweet crudes including domestic USGC grades will most likely see an increase in price while heavier grades could be hit with large discounts, according to Martin Tallett, president of EnSys Energy.
As the shipping and bunker industries await the new 0.5% global marine fuel sulfur limit in less than two years, refiners have this week started to reveal some of their plans for the fuels they want shipowners to buy in 2020. BP announced two new fuels to be available in Northwest Europe in a private ...
Both refiners acknowledged they would not each be bringing a single 0.5% sulfur fuel to the market for 2020. BP showcased two to shipowners Monday -- one more aromatic in nature and the other more paraffinic -- and declined to comment on whether the two would be compatible with each other.
ExxonMobil plans to announce its new grades of 0.5% bunker fuels for use in 2020 after global marine fuel sulfur limits are cut, either late this year or early next year, the company said Thursday. The company is likely to announce more than two grades, Iain White, the company's global marine field ...
The combustion of residues obtained from refinery processes can effectively be used as an alternative fuel to process steam, supply power, usable heat and process water for the refinery. Therefore, an energy circulation is formed which efficiently deals with environmental aspects and reduces operational ...
Liquid Sulfur Market analysis is provided for global market including development trends by regions, competitive analysis of Liquid Sulfur market. This report describes the development of the industry by upstream & downstream, industry overall and development, key companies, as well as type segment ...
Organic Sulfur Market analysis report states concerning the manufacturing process. Organic Sulfur market report also analyses the market growth, Market trends, market overview & market forecast to 2021. The procedure of Organic Sulfur Industry is analysed thoroughly with respect three points, viz. raw ...
Should the proposal be adopted, it would enter into force in 2020 and coincide with the long-awaited sulfur requirements. This means that vessels will henceforth only sail with fuel that contains 0.5 percent sulfur. It would also become illegal to have sulfur on board, which has a higher sulfur content than the ...
In his opening speech for this week's meeting of the IMO Subcommittee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), Secretary General Kitack Lim said that there would be "no turning back" on the implementation of IMO's worldwide cap on fuel sulfur content. High-sulfur fuels form hazardous levels of ...
Turkey may raise the sulfur cap on thermal coal used by power utilities in coming months, a move that would open up the market to US exports, sources said Tuesday. The new cap being considered would allow utilities to import thermal coal with a sulfur content of up to 3%, the sources said. The current ...
Sulfur deficiency is easy to spot and can be simple to manage. Characterized by yellowing leaves or telltale yellow streaks and spots on fading green plants, sulfur deficiency is becoming a growing problem in many crop production areas. Alfalfa is an especially heavy user of sulfur. A recent Minnesota Crop ...
Abrupt disappearance of mass-independent fractionation of sulfur isotopes (MIF-S) from the geologic record and an apparent ingrowth in seawater sulfate around 2.45 billion years ago (Ga) signal the first large-scale oxygenation of the atmosphere [the Great Oxygenation Event (GOE)]. Pre-GOE O2 ...
Global Liquid Sulfur Sales Market Research Report 2017 to 2025 presents an in-depth assessment of the Liquid Sulfur Sales including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future ...


 

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