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Apr 12, 2024
HGK Shipping welcomes the approval for HVO100
Biodiesel News
Apr 8, 2024
Repsol has marked a milestone in the decarbonisation of transport in the Iberian Peninsula with the start of large-scale production of renewable fuels at its industrial complex in Cartagena, Spain. This plant will be the first on the Iberian Peninsula dedicated exclusively to the production of 100% renewable fuels. The company has invested €250 million in the construction... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 4, 2024
The slightly smaller German rapeseed harvest has led to an increase in demand for imports especially from Ukraine, Poland and Romania. According to information published by the German Federal Statistical Office, Germany imported around 3.5 million tonnes of rapeseed in the first half of the 2023/2024 crop year (2.6 million tonnes; 2022/2023), with around 2.2 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Apr 3, 2024
Phillips 66 has announced a major milestone in its conversion of the San Francisco refinery into the Rodeo Renewable Energy Complex - expanding commercial scale production of renewable diesel. The Rodeo Renewed project has progressed, with the facility now processing only renewable feedstocks and producing approximately 30,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel. The... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 28, 2024
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) has published its manifesto - setting out the legislative priorities for the EU biodiesel industry for the coming years. In order to reach the EU climate targets, decarbonisation of transport will remain a big challenge, as demand for transport continues to increase. The manifesto, according to the EBB, highlights how domestic sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 26, 2024
European biodiesel producer Argent Energy has entered consultation on plans to end production at its biodiesel plant in Motherwell, Scotland. Despite the excellent team and their considerable efforts, external factors affecting the UK and EU biodiesel market have driven the requirement to make a strategic change. The decision, taken only after lengthy consideration... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 25, 2024
The International Grains Council (IGC) expects global production of sunflower seeds to reach 58.5 million tonnes in its first estimate for the 2024/25 marketing season. The anticipated increase in production is based in particular on higher yield expectations despite an approximately 2% reduction in the area planted. According to the IGC, the reasons for the expected... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 22, 2024
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) expects global soybean output in the 2023/24 crop year to increase 18.8 million tonnes on the same period the previous year. Production is set to hit a new record high at around 397 million tonnes as adequate supply has caused stocks to rise worldwide. The USDA's soybean forecast for Brazil was slightly lowered to 155 million... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 21, 2024
Carreras and Cepsa have signed a collaboration agreement in Zaragoza to promote the use of 100% renewable diesel (HVO). Carreras is already refuelling with 100% renewable diesel at one of the five Cepsa Service Stations where it is available, such as Mercazaragoza. In addition, HVO can be refuelled in Cerro de la Cabaña, La Junquera, La Cañada and Araia. This biofuel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 18, 2024
London Gatwick has cut carbon emissions from its diesel vehicles by 90% by swapping the fuel for Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). The switch means London Gatwick will save more than 950 tonnes of carbon emissions per annum. HVO is a low-carbon biofuel made from plant waste, oils and fats making it a more sustainable and lower-carbon alternative to diesel. All 300... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 12, 2024
OMV has made two acquisitions to strengthen its refinery and supply chain integration and improve the coverage of its existing filling station network in key markets in Europe. First, it has agreed to acquire AP Newco following approval from its supervisory board. OMV will acquire a filling station network encompassing nine sites and cooperation contracts for three... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 12, 2024
Avfuel Corporation and Neste have finalised a partnership extension that keeps the companies at the forefront of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply for business aviation. The agreement extends the companies' partnership in 2024 and sets the framework until December 2027. Since the inception of the partnership in 2021, Avfuel's uptake of SAF has experienced exponential... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 11, 2024
According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), global palm oil production in 2023/24 is set to rise to a record high of 79.5 million tonnes, exceeding the previous year's level by just under 2%. The main reason for this forecast is anticipated production increases in Malaysia and Indonesia. Although Malaysian production was seasonally strongly curbed, the USDA... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 7, 2024
Malaysia will monitor how the EU responds to a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that supported the bloc's stance that palm oil-based biodiesel should not count as a renewable biofuel. A WTO adjudicating panel, in its first ruling related to deforestation, rejected Malaysia's claims against the EU decision, but accepted its complaints over how the measures had been... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 6, 2024
Bunge and Chevron have approved a final investment decision for their joint venture in building a new oilseed processing plant adjacent to its existing processing facility located on the Gulf Coast in Destrehan, Louisiana. The announcement was celebrated with a ground-breaking event at the site. The plant features a flexible design, intended to allow it to process soybeans... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 5, 2024
Nike has recently entered into an agreement with CMA CGM to purchase sustainable biofuel for a part of their maritime transport. This initiative will make an important contribution to the decarbonization of Nike’s supply chain. Nike will use sustainable biofuel for the transportation of 36% of their volume with CMA CGM until May 31. Through this action, Nike will... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Mar 4, 2024
Trafigura has agreed to acquire Greenergy’s European business from Brookfield Asset Management and its listed affiliate Brookfield Business Partners for an undisclosed sum. Greenergy is a UK-based supplier of road fuels and a major biodiesel producer. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Initially founded in 1992 to... [Read More]


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