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How sulfur regulations in shipping prompted a Norwegian oil analyst to switch jobs

Torbjørn Kjus is especially known for having predicted the oil price plunge a few years ago as an analyst at DNB Markets. Now, he has stepped down from his role in the Norwegian bank to assume a fund manager position, where he will manage deals in the wake of new global sulfur regulations.

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Torbjørn Kjus and his team at DNB Markets sat up and took notice last Autumn when the IMO announced that the new sulfur regulations would take effect in 2020, not 2025, which many had hoped for. 

Here, analysts began to seriously consider how shipowners had thus far dodged the law, he explains in an interview with EnergyWatch's sister site,ShippingWatch, in connection with a new role that will focus on the global sulfur regulations.

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