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Between 10 and 20 barrels of high sulphur fuel oil was spilled into the Mississippi River late Sunday (Sept. 3), causing a strong odor of diesel in the Belle Chasse and Braithwaite areas overnight, according the officials with Plaquemines Parish.
The oil industry is going through a critical phase in its history as the dominance of gasoline and diesel is challenged by the need for cleaner energy.
In recent weeks, the app has announced a series of measures in the U.K. capital, including the introduction of tipping and plans to stop using diesel cars by the end of 2019.
Schläppi drove a diesel-powered rice combine in an adjoining section of the paddy to mow down three-foot-tall plants bearing heavy heads of golden-brown colored grain.
Hurricane Harvey caused Phillips 66's Sweeny refinery outside of Houston to temporarily shut down, but the Category 4 storm also drove much higher gasoline and diesel profit margins as prices spiked nationwide.
The Caribbean island has been left without electricity, medicine, drinking water, food and diesel for generators, among other necessities.
The fortunes of the companies have also been lifted by strong demand for chemicals and fuels like gasoline and diesel.
In the fallout from the emissions scandal, demand has slumped across the region, the stronghold of diesel cars thanks to years of government support.
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Origin and Etymology of diesel
First Known Use: 1894See Words from the same year
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