IndianOil to maintain ‘normal’ operations amid pandemic

The Indian fuel retailer has asked for a relief package from the government as stations operate with skeletal staff and hygiene and social distancing norms

Philippines takes first offshore wind steps with new project

The country will soon deploy two offshore wind energy projects with a combined potential output of more than 1.2GW

‘Biogas from organic waste could cover 20% of global gas fuel demand’

Organic waste ‘holds huge untapped potential to provide clean energy around the world’, according to the IEA

“Petrol pumps don’t provide any more covid-19 risk than any other surface”

That’s the suggestion from Kevin McPartlan, CEO of the Irish Petroleum Industry Association, who spoke to ELN about the pandemic

UK sees 20% hike in petrol station drive-offs during coronavirus

The British Oil Security Syndicate has implemented ‘resilience procedures’ in order to provide forecourt operators with a full level of service

India plans to increase fuel excise duty to fund covid-19 fight

The duty will go up by ₹8 per litre (£0.089) for both petrol and diesel to mobilise additional resources

Is Covid-19 rapidly spreading through petrol pumps?

The Irish Petroleum Industry Association told ELN: “The level of risk is no greater than that of touching any other hard object”

From farm to fuel tank: Government consults to double green content of fuel

The consultation could see petrol with a 10% bioethanol content introduced as the standard grade by as early as next year

UK slashes oil imports by more than 75m barrels over five-year period

A drop in oil imports from 359 million barrels to approximately 280 million barrels equates to a reduction of more than a fifth

Equinor to run carbon-free ammonia-fuelled supply vessel

Its Viking Energy vessel will be part of a research project to develop, install and test whether ammonia fuel cells can deliver 100% carbon-free power over long distances