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Jul 23, 2019
Heathrow Airport calls on ICAO to set biofuels targets for aviation sector
Bioethanol News
Jul 22, 2019
UK energy major BP has agreed to form a 50/50 joint venture (JV) with US agricultural trader Bunge, creating a bioenergy company in Brazil. The JV, which will be known as BP Bunge Bioenergia, will operate 11 mills across the southeast, north and Midwest regions of Brazil, one of the largest fast-growing markets for biofuels in the world. The new company will have... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 21, 2019
A new biodiesel facility has commenced production in Barnawartha in the Australian state of Victoria, supplying biodiesel fuel blends B5, B20 and B100. Operated by new owners Just Biodiesel, in partnership with Refueling Solutions, the biorefinery will produce the renewable, clean burning diesel replacement. “A return of 11 former employees to the recommissioned... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 19, 2019
Following a recent policy change by the Japanese Government, the country has received its first shipment of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) made from US corn-based ethanol. According to the US Grains Council (USGC), this first shipment to Japan marks the country’s new demand for US ethanol-based products, as well as a milestone in efforts to develop the US ethanol market... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 18, 2019
Two new studies have offered further evidence of grain-based ethanol’s potential to significant reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has revealed. The academic studies additionally call into question the reliability of recent analysis of land use change, which have been based on apparently flawed satellite imagery-based methodologies. According... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2019
Growth Energy, the largest ethanol association in the US, has welcomed three new innovative business members: Frazenburg, Brown Tank and Bioleap. “Growth Energy is fortunate to now have three more innovative business members, each leaders in their respective fields, as part of our association,” said Emily Skor, CEO of Growth Energy. “Frazenburg, Brown Tank, and... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 17, 2019
US advanced biofuels producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has opened its first biodiesel fuelling station in Seneca, Illinois, US. Customers will be able to fill up their vehicles with biodiesel blended fuel at the fully-automated station, which operates 24/7. “This diesel fueling station is another example of how REG is moving fuel forward by expanding our capabilities,”... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 17, 2019
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Bioethanol has published its final report on the introduction of E10, a fuel blend containing 10% ethanol, which offers key recommendations to government. The report stemmed from an inquiry launched earlier this year into the lack of progress made by the Department for Transport (DfT) in the publication of its own... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 16, 2019
Aemetis’ subsidiary Universal Biofuels India has announced boosted revenues of over $50 million (€44.5 million) per year run rate, thanks to shipments of biodiesel that began in May. The biodiesel shipments are part of a previously announced $23 million (€20.5 million) supply contract with three Indian government-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs). “The... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 15, 2019
US airline Delta has flown its first carbon-neutral delivery flight, using biofuels and carbon offsets, as the airline continues towards its goal of a 50% carbon emission reduction by 2050. Delta has teamed up with biofuel supplier Air BP for the provision of biofuels for an initial 20 delivery flights from the Airbus final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama, US. The Airbus... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 15, 2019
The US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California has fined American Biodiesel for violations of the Clean Water Act at the company’s site in the Port of Stockton. On 8 July, US District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller sentenced the producer to probation after American Biodiesel, also known as Community Fuels, admitted to allowing the discharge of industrial... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 3, 2019
Flint Hills Resources has announced its decision to halt production at its Duonix biodiesel plant in Beatrice, Nebraska, US, as first reported by the Beatrice Daily Sun. The decision to idle the 50 million gallon per year biodiesel plant was made due to tough economics driven by low soybean prices. “Corn oil was less expensive,” Michael Wilhelmi, manager... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 12, 2019
Biofuel supply chain company Eco-Energy has launched its Ethanol Logistics Service, extending the company’s current logistics management capabilities to a wider range of ethanol buyers and shippers. The new platform will provide customers with improved visibility and control over their ethanol supply chain performance, according to Eco-Energy. Eco-Energy’s... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 11, 2019
US-based ethanol producer Attis Industries is the latest company to join the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA). The association supports and advocates for public policies that are technology neutral, use sustainable feedstocks and offer subsidy parity to ensure viable advanced biofuels can compete on a level playing field. It also engages with government to secure support... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 11, 2019
Phibro Ethanol Performance Group, a subsidiary of Phibro Animal Health Corporation, has expanded its portfolio of yeast products to address the needs of a changing ethanol market. The company provides solutions for ethanol producers based on fermentation, infection management and co-products for animal feed, with products including processing aids, cleaning aids, corn... [Read More]


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