Russia Invests in Diesel as Putin Oil...

Russia Invests in Diesel as Putin Oil Boom Peaks: Energy Markets

There are 3 comments on the The Washington Post story from Aug 22, 2012, titled Russia Invests in Diesel as Putin Oil Boom Peaks: Energy Markets. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

Russia is cementing its status as Europe's foremost diesel supplier as President Vladimir Putin seeks to shore up economic growth with record investment in the refining industry.

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HugeKielbasa

West Palm Beach, FL

#1 Aug 22, 2012
Naturally Washington lags behind on such technologies as clean diesel engines... and tries to keep them out of North America.
Galactic Hitchhiker

Waterbury, VT

#2 Aug 22, 2012
In Ukraine, they sell a 50/50 mix of diesel and water at the pump.

Not a cheap shot but fact.
Galactic Hitchhiker

United States

#3 Aug 22, 2012
HugeKielbasa wrote:
Naturally Washington lags behind on such technologies as clean diesel engines... and tries to keep them out of North America.
Very true. It was simply idiotic to skip over turbo diesels straight to hybrids in this country. 40-50 mpg is nobody's heartache.

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