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May 21, 2019
Japanese consortium collaborates on biofuel test engine
BIODIESEL NEWS
May 20, 2019
Renewable fuels producer Neste has teamed up with AirBP to offer an option to refuel with sustainable aviation fuel at Caen airport in France. Produced by Neste, the sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) is being supplied to Caen Carpiquet airport by AirBP. The fuel is produced from non-palm... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 20, 2019
Advanced renewable fuels producer Aemetis’ subsidiary in India, Universal Biofuels India, has landed a large biodiesel supply contract. The customer is a multi-site mining company, which will use the biodiesel to fuel dump trucks and other heavy diesel equipment at mine sites in southern and central India. According... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 17, 2019
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a joint investigation with the Dutch authorities into certain aspects of biodiesel trading at Greenergy. According to a release from the SFO, searches were carried out at the end of April at five sites across the UK and additional... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 14, 2019
Customers travelling on Savonlinja busses will be able to choose a lower emission journey from mid-May 2019, according to a release from renewable diesel producer Neste. Under a collaboration with Neste, Savonlinja will introduce a Green Travel surcharge in addition to a normal bus ticket price. Customers... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 14, 2019
Advanced renewable fuels and biochemicals company Aemetis has announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. According to the company, significant milestones took place during Q1, including entry into the biomethane industry with a project in California, expansion of Aemetis’ India plant pretreatment capacity to... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 9, 2019
German biofuels producer VERBIO Vereinigte BioEnergie has reported a 143% year-on-year EBITDA increase for the first nine months of the 2018/2019 financial year, driven by increased production volumes of biodiesel and biomethane. According to the company, earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for the nine-month... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 8, 2019
Renewable diesel producer Neste has announced that its MY Renewable Jet Fuel has been recognised for its role in reducing black carbon emissions. The fuel was crowned winner in the category for solutions reducing black carbon emissions, as part of a competition designed to find effective ways... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 7, 2019
Biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has entered a partnership with Broco Oil Company to provide clean fuel options to heating oil dealers in the northeast of the US. Under the partnership, the two companies will collaborate on a biodiesel blending facility in Haverhill, Massachusetts. “We are thrilled... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 7, 2019
Biofuel producer Aemetis has announced that its Indian subsidiary, Universal Biofuels India, has won a biodiesel supply contract with three government-owned oil marketing companies. Awarded under a public tender process, the contract covers the ongoing supply of biodiesel to a number of locations, totalling no more than... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
May 3, 2019
Biofuels producer VERBIO Diesel Canada has agreed to purchase a biodiesel plant in Canada from Atlantic Biodiesel. The plant, which has an annual production capacity of 150,000 tonnes of biodiesel and 18,000 tonnes of raw glycerin, is located in Dain City, Ontario. The deal is expected to close... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 30, 2019
Valero Energy has released its first quarter 2019 results, announcing net income of $141 million (€126 million) for the first three months of the year. This was down from $469 million for the same quarter last year. “Investments to increase our system’s flexibility and the team’s relentless focus... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 23, 2019
Washington State Ferries (WSF)announced that it will be launching a Sustainability Action Plan that outlines objectives for more renewable ferries and terminals, which includes a commitment to using a 10% biodiesel mix. According to the release, the plan includes initiatives to protect orca whales, reduce greenhouse gas... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 16, 2019
Dubai-based waste to biofuel company Neutral Fuels announced it has been accepted onto the Mohammed bin Rashid Innovation Fund Accelerator (MBRIFA), a programme established by the UAE Ministry of Finance to accelerate the expansion of innovative businesses. Neutral Fuels is one of seven companies chosen from 159... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 11, 2019
German chemical producer BASF has announced plans to increase production capacity at its sodium methylate plant in Guaratinguetá, Brazil. Sodium methylate is used as a catalyst in the production and use of biodiesel, supporting higher yields and lower preparation costs. Capacity at the plant will increase by 30%,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 4, 2019
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that a man from Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to a biodiesel tax conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). David Tielle, according to documents and information provided during court, served as the director of business development at Keystone Biofuels located... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Apr 1, 2019
Representatives from the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) and its members have testified at the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public hearing on year-round use of E15 fuel and modifications to the Renewable Identification Number (RIN) compliance scheme. The NBB and its members appealed to the agency to... [Read More]