SGS INSPIRE is a data and information service that provides expertise in the areas of fuel quality, vehicle emissions, energy and transportation. Let our facts and data guide you easily through the vast array of news stories and partisan opinions you hear every day, to give you a clear understanding of the market and policy mechanisms that are influencing your business today and will do so in the future.
Our Fuel Technology Center in Speyer is a global leader in assessing fuel quality. Over the past 28 years, our fuel experts have tested 35,000 gasoline samples, 21,000 diesel samples, 2,000 renewable fuel samples, 600 gaseous fuel samples, 300 diesel exhaust fluid samples and 215 samples of different additives. SGS fuel testing covers almost the entire globe. We deliver fuel quality data to our clients through our regular biannual Worldwide Fuel Surveys (WWFS) and special Joint Venture projects.
SGS INSPIRE analyzes the market data and combines it with in-depth studies on the legislative and market developments across the world. You can gain quick access to this service over our Internet platform where you can navigate easily between country profiles, special reports, maps and our database outlining fuel quality specifications worldwide.
Our analyses cover topics such as:
gasoline oxygenates and octane boosters; regulatory requirements; effect on vehicles and other properties of fuel quality; market availability; the future outlook;
■availability of low-sulfur fuels in developing markets, e.g., availability of 10 ppm diesel fuel and gasoline; labeling requirements; origins of low-sulfur fuels and their outlook; as well as
■biofuel use in specific countries; government mandates; regulated blending limits versus actual market quality; types of feedstocks and their impact on quality requirements.
SGS INSPIRE gives you personal, direct access to fuel quality experts. Our laboratory specialists have practical, in-depth knowledge of fuel's chemical and physical properties. Some of our experts include chemical, physical and environmental engineers with more than 30 years’ experience. The expertise provided by SGS INSPIRE is also backed by lawyers specializing in energy law and special fuel quality standards and regulations, as well as political and economic specialists that can provide you with a full understanding of the factors that impact fuel quality and energy in transportation. Our experts are located near the governments, industry stakeholders and other local market players in key markets.
Meet the team
Business Development Manager SGS INSPIRE
Urszula is an expert in global fuel quality regulations and market intelligence.
Market Analyst - Asia Pacific
Nurafiatin is the market analyst for the Asia Pacific region.
Market Analyst - Europe & CIS
As a market analyst, Kristine Bitnere covers fuels and vehicles in Eastern Europe and ex-USSR countries.
Market Analyst - Africa and Latin America
Aida is the market analyst for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at SGS INSPIRE.
Market Analyst - North America
Raphael covers North American fuel markets for SGS INSPIRE.
Stephanie is the Data Analyst for the INSPIRE project, working on the fuel specification database and data evaluation or visualization.
Sammy is a market analyst at SGS INSPIRE. He is an expert in alternative fuel policies and carbon markets.
Market Analyst - China
Sam is a team member of INSPIRE project, mainly focus on the fuel quality policies, regulations & market intelligence of China
Business Development Manager Fuel Surveys
Anke is the Business Development Manager for the SGS Worldwide Fuel Survey projects. She is an expert in global fuel quality projects.
Konstancja is a data analyst working on the Power BI visualizations for various projects - including INSPIRE project.
Katarzyna is Data Analyst for Oil, Gas and Chemicals, who joined SGS INSPIRE in October 2020. She works on leveraging Power BI to visualize data.