logo
menu
News Category: Biodiesel News
Feb 25, 2019
Targray expands and opens EU biodiesel trading desk
BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 22, 2019
In the US, a federal judge has resentenced a 78-year old man for his role in a fraudulent biodiesel scheme after an appeals court dismissed his 2016 sentence, Oregon Live reports. Jack Holden from Eugene, Oregon, and co-defendant Lloyd Benton Sharp defrauded 12 people who... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 15, 2019
The US’ Montana State University (MSU) researchers are exploring a potential breakthrough in producing biofuels from algae. Supported by a $3 million grant from the US Department of Energy, the research team announced that they are in the early stages of a three-year project focused on developing... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 14, 2019
A letter has been sent to US congress about a multi-year extension of the biodiesel tax incentive. The letter was written by 44 members of the House of Representatives and stated that after letting the biodiesel tax incentive for 2017 expire for 2018 and beyond, “the industry... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 12, 2019
According to the official journal, the EU has exempted eight Argentine biodiesel producers from paying duties, as long as they export to Europe at a minimum sell price, Reuters reports. In January, Biofuels International reported that the EU had become prepared to accept a... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 11, 2019
The Times of India, reports that managing director of Muenzer Bharat, Sanjay Shrivastaava said that it will start converting used oil into 100% water-based biodiesel. According to The Times of India, Muenzer Bharat is a biodiesel manufacturing facility that has been set up under the ‘National Used... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 6, 2019
According to Reuters, the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) reports that Indonesia’s 2018 exports of palm oils, oleochemical and biodiesel shipments, has risen 8% from 2017 to 34.6 million tonnes.   Reuters reports GAPKI chairman, Joko Supriyono said that shipments to China and Pakistan rose last year... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 6, 2019
Next Renewable Fuels has announced that it has entered a long-term purchase and sale agreement for the purchase of renewable diesel from its planned Port Westward, Oregon facility. The company states that it has an investment of over $1 billion (€878 million) to continue the development of... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Feb 6, 2019
The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has sent a letter to the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) acting administrator Andrew Wheeler regarding the biomass-based biodiesel blending obligations for 2021 and 2022. With the obligations being calculated for a release in spring 2019, which is deemed in the letter... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 30, 2019
According to Revista Cultivar, Brazil’s railroad operator, Rumo Logística has increased the transported volume of biodiesel B100 by 74% last year.   The fuel used by Brazil’s distributors is loaded at terminals in the state of Rio Grande do Sul and is sent to the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 30, 2019
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that its G280 jet has just set a city-pair record using sustainable alternative jet fuel. The record was set whilst flying to California’s Van Nuys Airport to participate in ‘Business Jet Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability,’ which was held to promote the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
The Port of Rotterdam has announced its incentive scheme, Climate-Friendly Shipping. From the 21st of January interested parties will be able to apply for funding through the scheme, as the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made €5 million available.     CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority,... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 28, 2019
Canada-based Cielo Waste Solutions (Cielo) has released an operations update on its Aldersyde renewable diesel refinery. The company describes the two-step process with the first step being the conversion of the biomass – waste and sawdust – into a distillate and the second step being the further... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 23, 2019
Biodiesel production is expected to be launched in Azerbaijan according to the Azerbaijani minister of Economy, Shahin Mustafayev, local news outlet Trend reports. According to the report, the minister announced the decision at an expanded meeting of the board of the Ministry of Economy. Allegedly, the... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 21, 2019
According to The Observer Benefuel has secured a site at the Arlanxeo bio-industrial park in Sarnia, to build a biodiesel refinery. The Observer states that Benefuel has been looking for a site in Sarnia that would have a plant capable of producing 75 million litres of... [Read More]

BIODIESEL NEWS
Jan 18, 2019
Emirati airline Etihad Airways flew its first commercial flight powered only by locally produced biofuel last week. Flying from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, the Boeing 787 used biofuel that had been produced from the oil of Salicornia plants. The plants are grown in the Seawater Energy and... [Read More]