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Oct 5, 2022
Singapore develops national standard for marine biofuels
Biodiesel News
Oct 5, 2022
Bureau Veritas White Paper looks at fuel alternatives for maritime sector Testing, inspection and certification firm Bureau Veritas (BV) has launched a detailed outlook on future maritime fuels in a new white paper, which calls for a “well-to-wake” (WtW) approach to assessing the climate impact and sustainability of alternative fuels. This is one of the key conclusions... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 5, 2022
Progress is being made at the site of Shell’s former Convent refinery where the oil and gas company plans to build a $1.48 billion (€1.48 billion) low-carbon fuels facility. The project’s first phase will include a renewable fuels unit that would produce renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel from plant oils, animal fats and used cooking oils. The company... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 4, 2022
Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, has reached an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol to develop a carbon capture and storage project in Nebraska. The project will capture and store approximately 175,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO₂) per year, equivalent to 95% of total emissions from the ethanol facility’s... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 4, 2022
Virgin Atlantic is joining its expanded joint venture partners, Delta, Air France and KLM by offering a sustainable aviation fuel programme (SAF) for its corporate customers. The move represents a first for any airline joint venture and underpins a continued focus on sustainability across the four airlines. The scheme has been specifically designed with the airline’s... [Read More]

Features
Oct 4, 2022
Kevin Lucke, president of Chevron Renewable Energy Group, answers questions from Biofuels International following Chevron’s acquisition of biofuels producer Renewable Energy Group On June 13 Chevron Corp completed its previously announced acquisition of biofuel producer Renewable Energy Group Inc (REG). The rebranded business segment, Chevron Renewable Energy Group,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Oct 3, 2022
Germany exported around 1.3 million tonnes of biodiesel in the first half year of this year, according to figures published by the German Federal Statistical Office. Imports to the country amounted to a total of 755,539 tonnes. The Netherlands, the principal EU marketplace for biodiesel, continued to be the primary trading partner, accounting for 40% and 48% of total... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 3, 2022
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation’s Sinopec Zhenhai Refinery obtained a bio-jet fuel airworthiness certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The first batch of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be shipped shortly to the Airbus (China) Tianjin plant. The fuel, derived from used cooking oil, will then be used for flights across... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Oct 3, 2022
Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with global energy company Shell to purchase their sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MoU explores the supply and purchase of SAF from Shell at major airports in Asia Pacific and the Middle East from 2026 for five years. SAF is non-conventional aviation fuel derived from alternative raw materials such as cooking... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Sep 30, 2022
Clariant reached another milestone at its new sunliquid plant in Podari, Romania. This was achieved by sending the first train with cellulosic ethanol produced in the Romania town to its customer. Clariant, a focused, sustainable, and innovative specialty chemical company, produced the first commercial cellulosic ethanol at its new plant earilier in the summer. The... [Read More]

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
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]


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