Exxon expands Antwerp operations to offer IMO-compliant fuel

EXXONMOBIL has started up its new unit at the Antwerp refinery in Belgium to produce high-value transport fuels in another step to help shippers meet International Maritime Organisation regulations in 2020. 

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New facility can produce 50,000bopd of low-sulphur fuel 

The IMO requirements will see sulphur content drop from 3.5% to only 0.5% in shipping fuels. 

 

There have been varied solutions offered, from high-cost scrub...