Questions linger as refiners cut US diesel sulfur content

Just days from the Environmental Protection Agency’s June 1 deadline for production of ultralow-sulfur diesel (ULSD) for highway vehicles, refiners and pipeline companies appear prepared for the changeover-but other downstream participants may not be ready.The refineries of major integrated oil companies “seem to be very well prepared-in fact, much better prepared than you may think,” said Bob Shaw, energy director of BearingPoint Inc., McLean, Va., a management and technology consulting firm. “It’s some of the smaller players who are probably going to struggle to catch up.”He said, “The closer to the refinery, the better prepared the participants...

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