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Jun 18, 2021
Dutch/Swedish consortium gets go ahead to continue study into SAF production
Biodiesel News
Jun 18, 2021
Tanker operator Stolt Tankers revealed initial results from a biofuel trial carried out by one of the company’s chemical tankers has been a success. The 37,000 dwt chemical tanker Stolt Inspiration recently completed her transatlantic voyage partly powered by a marine biofuel produced from sustainable and certified feedstocks. Stolt Inspiration bunkered the biofuel,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 18, 2021
Neste and LyondellBasell have reached a long-term commercial agreement under which LyondellBasell will source Neste RE. This is a feedstock that has been produced from 100% renewable feedstock from bio-based sources, such as waste and residue oils and fats. This feedstock will be processed through the cracker at LyondellBasell’s Wesseling, Germany, plant into polymers... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 17, 2021
Bentley’s Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer is now in final preparations for the world’s most demanding and famous hill climb competition. For its assault on Pikes Peak on 27 June, the car will run on renewable fuel, initiating a research and development programme that aims to offer renewable fuels to Bentley customers in parallel to Bentley’s electrification programme.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 17, 2021
Canada-based Covenant Energy’s new facility is set to produce renewable diesel with a significantly lower carbon footprint than conventional diesel and will thereby support the country’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. Covenant Energy has chosen Topsoe as the facility’s technology provider. Topsoe brings industry-proven technology that will help Covenant Energy... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 17, 2021
Airpharm Logistics SAU is the first Spanish forwarder to join the Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP) Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) programme. SAF is a jet fuel made from renewable sources such as cooking oil and is a sustainable alternative to fossil fuel that reduces carbon emissions by a minimum of 75%. It is blended with conventional fossil fuel and can be... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 16, 2021
Researchers at Swedish supercar marque Koenigsegg have started experimenting with a new type of biofuel that comes from semi-active volcanoes. The ambitious move was spearheaded by founder and chief executive Christian von Koenigsegg. The 48-year-old recently announced plans to double the factory’s size within two to three years and ramp up production from roughly... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 16, 2021
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will give $700 million (€577 million) in aid to biofuels producers as part of a package to assist industries recovering from the financial devastation of the coronavirus pandemic. Biofuel groups had been advocating for relief after the pandemic slashed fuel demand and sank consumption of biofuels like ethanol. The USDA said it... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 16, 2021
DHL Global Forwarding has introduced another Sustainable Marine Fuel (SMF) service for ocean freight as part of its sustainability strategy. Following the success of the launch of a similar service for Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments, they are now extending the carbon reduction option to Full-Container Load (FCL) shipments. Customers can easily choose the... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
The re-introduction of sugar beet production to Scotland – a move that could support national climate change targets - has taken a significant step forward after the pilot project laying its foundations received new funding. With the first successful crop in half a century harvested earlier this year, the consortium behind the sugar beet initiative – which includes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
Aemetis has signed a biofuels offtake agreement with international renewable fuels supplier Murex for an estimated $200 million (€165 million) of low carbon biofuels to be delivered during 2021 to 2023. Founded 30 years ago and based in Plano, Texas, Murex is a renewable fuels terminal, marketing, logistics, and supply company with operations and assets throughout... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 15, 2021
Agro-research company Investancia has teamed up with EcoMatcher to track a large-scale reforestation project using its blockchain-enabled digital tree-planting platform. Over the next 10 years, 50 million Pongamia trees will each receive a unique QR code in Investancia’s tree nursery. Once the trees are planted, each QR code is scanned with EcoMatcher’s TreeCorder... [Read More]

Policy News
Jun 14, 2021
The importance of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to decarbonisation of the aviation sector has been raised during a meeting of the Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI). As part of the UK-hosted G7 Summit, world leaders were challenged to collectively commit to mandates for the use of SAF. During discussions on the need for coordinated action to tackle... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 14, 2021
Brazilian bioethanol firm FS is implementing a new system utilising proven technology - the Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage system (BECCS). By implementing the BECCS system, the company will reduce its CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. The system consists of capturing, compressing, dehydrating and transporting the CO2 for deep and safe underground injection... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 14, 2021
While it has been a tumultuous past year with the COVID-19 pandemic, the transformation of the marine fuels market  continued at pace. The International Maritime  Organisation’s (IMO)  decarbonisation targets of a  50% reduction in emissions  from 2008 levels by 2050,  and a minimum reduction in  carbon intensity per transport  usage of 40% by 2030,  compared... [Read More]


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