Fourteen Republican US senators urged the White House on Monday to let tougher international marine fuel sulfur standards take effect without interference in January, arguing that US refiners and the US trade balance both stand to benefit.  The White House last fall was reportedly considering ways to delay the International Maritime Organization’s 0.5% global sulfur cap on marine fuels on concerns that it would cause US retail gasoline and diesel prices to spike in the middle of President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. The rule takes effect January 1 and lowers the sulfur cap from the current 3.5%. “Any attempt by the United States to reverse course on IMO 2020 could create market uncertainty, cause […]