Diesel regs might send fuel prices sky-high in '06

April 2005
Bulk Transporter;Apr2005, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p18
Reports on the impact of the diesel regulation on the fuel prices in the U.S. Suggestion of the actual cost of producing the diesel fuel; Attachment of huge premium to the fuel because of supply dislocations, downgrading of material that gets contaminated with sulfur from other fuels; Estimation of the future prices for crude and refined products.


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