International Maritime Organization

Impending regulations to be issued in 2020 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that aim to reduce sulfur in marine fuels are "the elephant in the room" for shipping and refining businesses. Read more

Offshore & Marine

The refining and shipping industries may be ill-prepared for a massive change in fuel regulation that is set to go into effect in 2020. The resulting market impacts will be major, costly and far-reaching, says a new report from IHS Markit. Read more


The IMO adopted the plan for this policy change in 2008, and in 2016 reaffirmed an implementation date of 2020. Read more

Offshore & Marine

The January 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released at noon today, for the first time includes analysis of the effect that upcoming changes to marine fuel sulfur specifications will have on crude oil and petroleum product markets. Read more

Offshore & Marine