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Jul 18, 2024
Oceania Biofuels is latest company to halt biofuel project
Biodiesel News
Jul 18, 2024
The Iowa Biodiesel Board has welcomed Iowa US Representative Ashley Hinson for leading a bipartisan letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encouraging more usage of biofuels in the country. The EPA is currently considering volume obligations for the 2026 Renewable Fuel Standard. Co-authored by Minnesota US Rep. Angie Craig and signed by 37 representatives... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 17, 2024
A Bill will be introduced to support sustainable aviation fuel production through the Sustainable Aviation Fuel (Revenue Support Mechanism) Bill. This was revealed by King Charles in the House of Commons in the UK during his first King’s Speech under a new Labour Government during the State Opening of Parliament on July 17. This will be done through introducing a... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 17, 2024
dnata and ExxonMobil have started a six-month trial to fuel 12 of its airside vehicles and generator sets with renewable diesel. The trial uses Esso Renewable Diesel R20 (R20), which is a high-quality fuel with an estimated 15.4% lower lifecycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to conventional diesel. Made with a minimum of 20% renewable content, R20 can be used... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 17, 2024
Petrobras has obtained authorisation from the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) to market maritime fuel with renewable content. The company is the first in the country to receive authorisation to deliver a bunker with 24% biodiesel to the market. VLS (Very Low Sulphur) B24, produced by Petrobras, is the result of mixing mineral bunker with... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 16, 2024
Germany exported a total of just less than 1.7 million tonnes of rapeseed meal. This was up about 26% on the same period a year earlier. According to Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft, this was the largest quantity exported in three years. German rapeseed meal is primarily delivered to EU member states, which received round 1.5 million tonnes in the period stated.... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 16, 2024
Vale and Komatsu have signed an agreement to develop and test, in partnership with Cummins, dual fuel haul trucks powered by a mixture of ethanol and diesel. They will be the world's first trucks of their size, with payloads of 230 to 290 tons, to run on ethanol, in a joint investment in research and development that demonstrates the commitment of all three companies... [Read More]

Features
Jul 15, 2024
Ethanol leaders in the US are upbeat and determined concerning their industry’s achievements and potential, despite once again having to petition the White House to secure summertime freedom of use for E15 while also working to gain greater public recognition of ethanol’s strength as a positive force in the drive towards net zero. The march towards November’s presidential... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 15, 2024
The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) in Brussels, Belgium, has arrested two suspects in connection with an investigation into a customs fraud involving biodiesel imports worth €3.1 million. The two suspects, who have dual Bosnia and US citizenship, were arrested last month, during the course of a trial at the Court of Antwerp, where they were being tried... [Read More]

Policy News
Jul 12, 2024
This year’s Energy Outlook by bp is focused on two main scenarios – the current trajectory and net-zero. These scenarios, as highlighted in the 107-page report, are not predictions of what is likely to happen or what bp would like to happen, but rather they explore the possible implications of different judgements and assumptions concerning the nature of the energy... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 12, 2024
Neste has announced a partnership with the Township of North Brunswick in New Jersey. The partnership enables all of North Brunswick’s diesel vehicles and equipment to switch to running on renewable diesel. This partnership makes North Brunswick the first township in the state to use renewable diesel for its fleet operations. “Renewable diesel can play an essential... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 11, 2024
Bolivia’s first biodiesel production plant has started operating in Santa Cruz de la Sierra. The Government said that the new undertaking will generate up to $100 million (€92 million) in savings on fossil fuel imports. “This plant will produce ecological diesel and will have established a certain mixture with fossil diesel for its commercialisation,” said... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 11, 2024
Chevron Renewable Energy Group has made the decision to implement short-time work for its Oeding, Germany, biodiesel production facility workforce. This decision was made in response to a challenging margin environment, primarily caused by alleged fraud and dumping of Chinese biodiesel flooding the market. The team intends to start short-time work on August 1, and... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 10, 2024
bp will invest $48.54 million (€44 million) to acquire a 15% stake in Lianyungang Jiaao New Energy - a renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel producer. The company is owned by Zhejiang-based Jiaao Enprotech, S&P Global reported. Jiaao Enprotech has 100,000 mt/year of SAF capacity with China possibly announcing SAF mandates in the near future. China's Civil... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 10, 2024
While biodiesel from China continues to flood into the European markets, policy makers in the European Commission deliberate their response. The European Biodiesel Board (EBB), which brought a trade case before the institutions, remains confident anti-dumping measures will be announced soon. However, the devastating effects of the situation are clearly shown throughout... [Read More]

Other News
Jul 9, 2024
Ricardo, a global strategic environmental and engineering consulting company, has been chosen by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to lead a consortium creating Europe’s first ever Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Clearing House. Working alongside fellow consortium members - Trinity College Dublin, Intertek, Politecnico di Torino, ENVISA, and Spark Legal... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jul 9, 2024
The EU Commission expects a decrease in rapeseed harvests in Romania, Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic in 2024 compared to the previous year. Freezing temperatures earlier in the year and abundant rainfall have fuelled concerns over this year’s rapeseed harvest in many parts of the EU-27. There are fears of considerable declines in yield. The EU Commission assumes... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jul 8, 2024
The Lufthansa Group is introducing an Environmental Cost Surcharge. The surcharge is intended to cover part of the steadily rising additional costs due to regulatory environmental requirements. These include the statutory blending quota of initially two percent for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for departures from European Union (EU) countries from January 1, 2025,... [Read More]


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