ULSD? No Worries

New ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel will be ready for prime time

Experience has taught API that to successfully implement a new fuels program, all stakeholders have to be engaged. API is participating in the Clean Diesel Fuel Alliance to build understanding and appreciation of ULSD fuel, its benefits and its challenges. Participants are the trade associations and organizations representing all major stakeholders in ULSD implementation, including government agencies, marketers, refiners, engine manufacturers, pipelines, and truckers. Now more than ever, we need to work together, share our experiences, and help bring about a smooth and efficient transition under the highway and off-road diesel rules.

For more information, visit the Clean Diesel Fuel Alliance's website at www.clean-diesel.org

Dr. Ed Murphy is the American Petroleum Institute's (API) Group Director for Industry Operations and Downstream, responsible for refining, marketing, distribution, and other downstream operations and issues involving the U.S. oil and natural gas industry. API is the U.S. oil and natural gas industry's primary trade association. Its mission is to influence public policy in support of a strong, viable energy industry essential to meet the energy needs of consumers in an efficient, environmentally responsible manner.

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