/ 20 April 2018
Charting a Successful Course Through the IMO 2020 Marine Fuel Regulations
In October 2016, the International Maritime Organization announced that the global sulfur limit on marine fuels will be reduced to 0.5 wt% from 3.5 wt% on January 1, 2020. This poses a considerable challenge to refineries not only because sulfur is extremely difficult to remove, but because the imposition of these regulations is sooner than most expected. Odette Eng shares how refineries can view this as an opportunity, and chart a successful course through this impending mandate.