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Listen: Off-spec Houston bunker fuel sparks contamination crisis

A recent spate of shipping engine failures has been traced back to a problematic cargo of bunker fuel in Houston earlier in the year. S&P Global Platts reporters Emma Kettley and Jack Jordan discuss with Joel Hanley the difficulties of policing fuel oil specifications and whether a global standard could eventually emerge.

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