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Jun 29, 2020
Indonesia’s state oil company to produce B100 biodiesel next year
Biodiesel News
Jun 26, 2020
Information published by the German Federal Statistical Office revealed the area of land devoted to growing field beans for this year’s harvest amounted to 56,500 hectares. This translated to a 15% increase year-on-year and sets a new record as the field bean area has more than tripled over the past 10 years. The largest area is found in North Rhine-Westphalia, as... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 24, 2020
Neste, McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI have joined forces to create a circular economic partnership. The collaboration will see McDonald’s restaurants in the Netherlands recycling the used cooking oil from french fries into Neste MY Renewable Diesel. The fuel will be used in HAVI trucks that deliver goods to McDonald’s. The renewable diesel enables customers... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 22, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is reminding pesticide applicators of the restriction for the use of the herbicide dicamba on dicamba-tolerant soybeans for this year’s growing season. The product cannot be applied in Minnesota after June 20. The Minnesota restriction is in addition to those established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 18, 2020
Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor has thanked two US senators for introducing legislation to reduce Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) delays in the approval of applications to produce advanced biofuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “We applaud Senators John Thune and Jeanne Shaheen for working on a bipartisan basis to break the regulatory logjam holding back... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 16, 2020
Posti will begin to use renewable Neste MY diesel in its light delivery fleet in line with its continued efforts to develop its emission-free e-commerce logistics. The volume of parcels delivered by Posti has increased sharply in the last few years, with millions of parcels delivered every week this spring. Posti’s own fleet covers roughly 40% of the parcel deliveries... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 12, 2020
Figures published by the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) revealed oil mills processed more rapeseed in March compared with the previous month. The total is reported at 737,000 tonnes, up approximately 10,000 tonnes from the previous month. However, it is not so much the tonnage as the origin of rapeseed processed that is noteworthy. According to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 11, 2020
HollyFrontier Corporation has announced plans to convert the Cheyenne Refinery to renewable diesel production. The company also plans to construct a pre-treatment unit (PTU) located at the Artesia Refinery. HollyFrontier is expected to have a combined capacity to produce over 200 million gallons per year of renewable diesel and pre-treat over 80% of its feedstock. It... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 10, 2020
Leading ship owner UECC and the GoodShipping Programme have partnered with BMW to continue to test marine Bio Fuel-Oil (BFO) on car carrying vessels. BMW joins UECC and the GoodShipping Programme where BFO is being tested on UECC’s 140 metre long 2,080-vehicle carrier M/V Autosky - a roll on, roll off (ro-ro) vessel. The car company will be able to claim an emissions... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Jun 5, 2020
Waste-based biodiesel producers and associations using lipid feedstocks such as used cooking oil (UCO) have reacted to the European Commission’s new legislative framework to promote sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) initiative. The organisations said they believed this would play a significant role in the much-needed decarbonisation of the air transport sector. But... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 28, 2020
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects global availability of rapeseed to be higher in the upcoming crop year than the current crop year. At the same time, the USDA anticipates rapeseed consumption to decline and ending stocks to increase as a result. The USDA put global 2020/21 rapeseed production at 70.8 million tonnes, up 2.6 million tonnes from the previous... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 27, 2020
Neste has increased its partnership with one of Sweden’s largest fuel companies OKQ8. Neste MY Renewable Diesel, produced from renewable and sustainable raw materials, will become available at 130 OKQ8 network stations by the end of the year. The total Neste MY Renewable Diesel sales points in Sweden will more than double to over 200 by year-end. Andréa Haag, director... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 20, 2020
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) price index for vegetable oils in April slipped 5.2% compared to the previous month. This was down 7.2 points to 131.8 points - the lowest level since August 2019 and also the third decline in the last three months. According to the FAO the reason was falling prices for palm oil, soybean oil and rapeseed oil. In contrast,... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
May 20, 2020
The Dekker Group has revealed plans to expand its operations in the port of Rotterdam. The company had extended its long-term lease contracts for its subsidiary Maastank at Welplaatkade in the Botlek area by 25 years. Managing director Jan Duel said: “By entering into this new long-term lease for our existing and newly-allocated sites, we plan to further strengthen... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 19, 2020
Neste is bringing renewable diesel to a significant number of new stations in Finland. With the expansion, Neste MY Renewable Diesel will be available at around 120 stations in growth centres as well as smaller towns. Katri Taskinen, vice president responsible for the sales of the Neste station network in Finland, said: “Our customers have asked for more stations... [Read More]


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