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Diesel Spiking in the South African Market

DIESEL SPIKING IN SOUTH AFRICA by Greg Salzwedel New Business Development for the Renati Group The on-going adulteration (or spiking) of Illuminating paraffin (IP) in D50 diesel has reached alarming proportions in the local South African fuel market.  Some suppliers openly offer their “blend” to the market, while other more discreet ones still supply their unwitting…

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Diesel Quality

DIESEL QUALITY by Greg Salzwedel New Business Development for the Renati Group The recent unprecedented escalation in fuel prices has placed tremendous pressure on transporters and other intensive diesel users in the country. Fuel costs now account for 50% – 60% of a transporters cost base, and escalating diesel costs have significantly reduced available cash…

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FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM IN SOUTH AFRICA

FUEL PRICE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM IN SOUTH AFRICA by Greg Salzwedel New Business Development for the Renati Group Following on my recent article on the various components that are combined to determine the regulated wholesale list price (WSLP) for diesel in any particular fuel zone within South Africa, this communication will explain how pricing changes to…

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