Independent report

Report on sulphur content of liquid fuels

2012 data and report, compiled by Ricardo-AEA Ltd and submitted to the European Commission.

Documents

Implementation of the EC Sulphur Content of Liquid Fuels Directive 1999/32/EC (as amended by 2005/33/EC) in the UK

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The Sulphur Content of Liquid Fuels Directive (1999/32/EC) limits the sulphur content in gas oil to 0.1% by mass and in heavy fuel oil to 1% by mass.

The directive is implemented in England and Wales through The Sulphur Content of Liquid Fuels (England and Wales) Regulations 2007.

The directive requires that member states submit an annual report in June to the European Commission on the sulphur content of liquid fuels used in their territory during the preceding calendar year.

Published 28 May 2013