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Chinese stations ration diesel amid rising costs and shortage

Petrol stations in many parts of China have begun rationing diesel amid rising costs and falling supplies. Some truck drivers are having to wait entire days to refuel, according to posts on social media site Weibo. China is currently in the midst of a massive power crunch, as coal and natural gas shortages have closed […]

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Dark Truth: Indian government’s dependence on petrol and diesel for revenue

Fuel plays a vital role when it comes to the economy. Industrial functionality relies on the consumption of enormous amounts of energy which caters to generation of economic wealth. Many countries have economies that are based on petroleum as it is a daily use product that covers multiple sectors such as transportation, plastics and agriculture. […]

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Toxic leaded petrol now eradicated from the world, UN says

No country in the world is using leaded petrol for cars and lorries, the UN Environment Programme has announced. The toxic fuel has contaminated air, soil and water for almost a century. It can cause heart disease, cancer and stroke, and has been linked to problems with brain development in children. Most high-income countries had […]