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Sep 30, 2022
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Policy News
Sep 30, 2022
Neste’s board of directors has approved a merger plan where the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Neste Engineering Solutions will be merged into Neste Corporation. The merger took place on 30 September and it will only affect the Finnish operations. The entire personnel, approximately 750 professionals, will transfer to Neste Corporation. Contractual rights... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 30, 2022
Renewable fuels firm Raven SR and Emerging Fuels Technology (EFT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to integrate their respective technologies into an advanced system for producing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable diesel. The resulting production platform will include Raven SR's patented Steam/CO2 Reformer process and EFT's patented Fischer-Tropsch... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 29, 2022
A new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange revealed the recent surge of investments in US renewable diesel production capacity was likely to ignite a period of growth and transition for the biofuels industry. By producing fuel using sources with lower carbon intensity than traditional petroleum-based products, the US biofuels sector was well-positioned to play a... [Read More]

Features
Sep 29, 2022
Global warming, like the sword of Damocles, is the ever-present threat ready to destroy our everyday lives. The intensity and the frequency of natural disasters could catastrophically change our way of life at any moment. The rush to prevent natural disasters is growing exponentially and new “renewables” companies are emerging like tulips in the spring. In... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 29, 2022
Cebu Pacific operated a Singapore to Manila passenger flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) - becoming the first Philippine carrier to incorporate the fuel in its commercial operations. The Philippine carrier’s maiden SAF flight was operated with an Airbus A321neo, using 35% blended SAF produced by Neste and supplied by Shell Eastern Petroleum. “SAF... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 28, 2022
Orient Overseas Container Line has successfully completed a trial using marine biofuel supplied by Chevron Singapore on the OOCL Yokohama. This is the first time that OOCL has trialled the use of biofuel in its fleet. The Yokohama a 4578-TEU container vessel, was fuelled with 1,999.3 metric tons of B22 marine biofuel provided by Chevron from the Port of Singapore. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 28, 2022
Proposals have been submitted by a facility in Lerwick, Scotland, to turn dead fish into biodiesel. SEM Energy has successfully applied to vary its licence with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for the project, the Shetland News has reported. The licence for the company’s existing facility at the Greenhead Base is for storing and processing dead fish,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 28, 2022
WestJet operated the airline’s second ever sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) flight from New York’s JFK to YYC Calgary International Airport. The departure of WS1681 coincided with the end of New York’s UN General Assembly and Climate Week NYC where world leaders gathered to discuss critical issues facing our environment, including the need to decarbonise and reduce... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2022
EWABA is calling on negotiators to work towards a regulatory framework which ensures an equal and fair promotion of waste lipid feedstocks across aviation, maritime and road transport sectors. The European waste-based biodiesel industry has always strived to bring low-quality wastes and residues to life, which would otherwise pollute the environment. Last year, EWABA... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 27, 2022
Maersk Supply Service is providing its customers with the option to reduce carbon emissions from offshore operations with the introduction of a new product, ECO Offshore. This comes after the company successfully trialled a blend of low-carbon biofuel with marine gasoil aboard its vessels. ECO Offshore uses hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) that replaces conventional... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 27, 2022
The hydrotreated vegetable oil plant currently under construction in Płock will enable PKN ORLEN to offer a low-carbon sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to airlines starting from 2025. This product will be made from used cooking oil. PKN ORLEN and PLL LOT have signed an agreement on cooperation in implementing pro-environmental solutions helping to meet the requirements... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 26, 2022
SWISS International and watchmaker Breitling have entered into an agreement where the luxury watchmaker will purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for all its business-related flights. Breitling aims to reduce its flight-related CO2 emissions by 80%. “For us, sustainability is not a project, it’s a journey we’re on to transform our business,” said Georges... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 26, 2022
Bell’s next generation five-seater helicopter, the Bell 505, fuelled with Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ (SAF) took off in Singapore for a demonstration flight. This is the first helicopter flight fuelled with SAF in Southeast Asia. This milestone at Seletar airport was achieved by cooperation between Bell, Safran Helicopter Engines and Neste, with Jet Aviation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Sep 26, 2022
The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 team has concluded a trial using biofuels in 16 Mercedes Actros Gigaspace race trucks for the final three races of the European season. As part of our drive to further reduce our CO2 emissions and achieve verified net-zero by 2030, the trial was designed to understand the level of carbon saving and positive impact that can be achieved using... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 23, 2022
An underutilised natural resource could be just what the airline industry needs to curb carbon emissions, researchers have found. Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Washington State University have reported success in using lignin as a path toward a drop-in 100%... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 23, 2022
Atlantic Aviation and Avfuel Corporation have partnered to ensure plentiful supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM for air operations surrounding the As the United Nations’ Mountain Partnership Global Meeting in Aspen. Avfuel and Atlantic Aviation will supplement their continuous supply of SAF with two renewable diesel-powered truckloads of the fuel to Atlantic’s... [Read More]


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