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Dec 15, 2021
CSL successfully completes B100 biofuel tests
Biodiesel News
Dec 14, 2021
The government of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire and Eni representatives have met to explore the collection of natural waste and used cooking oil (UCO) to be used as bio-feedstock for biorefineries. Alassane Ouattara met with Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi to discuss the status of the fast-tracked development of the Baleine discovery, which will be the first net-zero development... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 14, 2021
Stanlow Terminals Limited has announced it will make investments over the next three years to develop the UK’s largest biofuels storage hub located in the north west of England. The major investment is a key pillar in Stanlow Terminals’ strategic objective to become the UK’s largest bulk liquid storage and energy infrastructure solutions provider. It will deliver... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 13, 2021
Malaysia and China's state-owned Shanxi Construction Investment Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the production of second-generation biodiesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant. Shanxi Construction plans to invest in a hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) plant in Malaysia's southern state of Johor, Reuters has reported. "The... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 10, 2021
Preem has shared plans to become climate neutral by 2035 - 10 years earlier than its previous target. The Swedish fuel company announced that by 2035, it will have a climate-neutral business with net-zero emissions throughout its value chain. “We are sharpening our climate target because we want, can, and must,” said Preem’s CEO, Magnus Heimburg. “Our generation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 10, 2021
The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) has welcomed the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ‘overdue’ proposed renewable fuel standard (RFS) volumes, but noted that the announcement is “marred” by retroactive reductions to 2020 volumes. The NBB also welcomed the US Department of Agriculture’s announcement of COVID-19 relief for biofuel producers and funds... [Read More]

Bioethanol News
Dec 9, 2021
Renewable Energy Group’s (REG) president and CEO, Cynthia Warner, said the company is ‘encouraged’ by the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Renewable Volume Obligations. On 7 December, the EPA announced it is strengthening the role of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in advancing greater use of low-carbon renewable fuels with a proposed package... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 8, 2021
Eagle Bulk Shipping has successfully completed a fossil-free voyage in partnership with transport biofuels provider GoodFuels. The 63,529 DWT bulk carrier Sydney Eagle was bunkered with GoodFuels’ advanced marine biofuel for the first time during its call at Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Eagle Bulk Shipping’s carbon footprint is substantially reduced when using GoodFuels’... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 7, 2021
LRE Petroleum received letter of intent (LOI) from Indian Oil to set up biodiesel manufacturing plant in India. The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MPNG) announced the National Biofuels Policy back in 2018, which has a target of 5% blending of biodiesel with conventional diesel by 2030. LRE Petroleum is expected to produce at least 4 million litres of biodiesel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 7, 2021
Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery has announced plans to develop a renewable diesel processing and storage facility in the country. When fully operational, the facility aims to produce 500,000 tonnes per annum of renewable fuels with lower carbon emissions than conventional fossil fuels. While the exact location has yet to be announced, the facility will cover more than... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 6, 2021
GoodFuels and Renewable Energy Group (REG) have entered a long term agreement for the supply and development of sustainable marine biofuel solutions for the shipping industry. With REG’s expertise in biofuels, both companies are playing an important role in enabling the decarbonisation efforts for shipping companies. For REG, the agreement is a clear signal of the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 3, 2021
Indonesia will need to increase the bio-content of its palm oil-based biodiesel to 40% by 2024 or risk missing its renewable energy targets. Indonesia has a mandatory biodiesel programme with 30% palm oil content known as B30, Reuters reported. Longstanding plans to increase the palm content to 40% by 2021 were delayed due to cheaper fuel costs and record high palm prices. "The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 2, 2021
K-Line has successfully concluded a trial using marine biofuel. The Japanese shipping major used the biofuel, supplied by BP, on its car carrier Polaris Highway. The fuel was delivered to the vessel at the Dutch port of Flushing on 6 November before the trial was conducted. The project was part of the global shipping firm’s efforts to meet the latest decarbonisation... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 2, 2021
Around 104,000 tonnes of soybeans were harvested in Germany in 2021 - the largest quantity ever, the latest statistics reveal. According to the German Federal Statistical Office,  after the cold spring had only allowed for a slow start to the growth period, growing conditions were just about optimal in the summer and early autumn. This led to a boost in soybean yields... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Dec 1, 2021
Jamaica’s Ministry of Transport and Mining is partnering with small farmers to boost castor oil plant cultivation to increase biodiesel production. Minister Robert Montague said that the Ministry will be moving to secure some 5,000 acres of “unclaimed lands” to commence growing the castor plant. Montague said that the Caribbean country has the capacity to manufacture... [Read More]


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