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Jun 6, 2022
New biofuels partnership forged in the Middle East
Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2022
Malaysia Airlines operated its first passenger flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™ (SAF) on flight MH603 from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore in conjunction with World Environment Day. The historic flight was operated with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft fuelled by a blend of conventional jet fuel and Neste’s SAF, which is produced from 100% renewable waste and residue... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Jun 6, 2022
Repsol and Iberia are taking another step in their alliance to reduce emissions in the airline industry with the first long-haul flights using biofuel produced in Spain from biological waste. The biojet fuel used is from a batch produced in 2021 at Repsol’s Petronor refinery in Bilbao. The first flight to use biofuel was the maiden Madrid-Washington DC route with... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 27, 2022
Reports have emerged on May 26 that an explosion at a Spanish biodiesel plant has killed two people. The incident is said to have taken place in the north-eastern region of La Rioja, Reuters reported. It was not immediately clear what had caused the fatal explosion. Local Spanish television showed footage of thick plumes of black smoke rising from the site. It was... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 25, 2022
Fulcrum BioEnergy announced the completion of commissioning and the initial operations of its Sierra biofuels plant - the world’s first landfill waste to renewable transportation fuels plant. The Sierra Biorefinery began operations, processing prepared waste feedstock and successfully producing the high-quality hydrocarbon synthetic gas, or syngas, which is ideal for... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 23, 2022
Rio Tinto and bp have agreed to work together on a one-year biofuel trial to help reduce carbon emissions from its marine fleet. Under the trial, bp is supplying Rio Tinto with marine biofuel for approximately 12 months. The fuel will be trialled on Rio Tinto’s RTM Tasman vessel on a mix of Transatlantic and Atlantic-Pacific routes, in one of the longest-duration... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 20, 2022
Renewable Energy Group has entered into strategic collaboration agreements with CFN and Pacific Pride, two of North America’s largest cardlock fuelling networks. Partnering REG’s portfolio of bio-based diesel with CFN and Pacific Pride’s vast network of cardlocks will allow the companies to play a critical role in furthering the utilisation of cleaner fuels by... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 19, 2022
Protos Biofuels, a project developed by Advanced Biofuel Solutions Ltd and Greenergy, have announced that its first municipal waste to advanced biofuels project has progressed into the front-end engineering design (FEED) phase. Petrofac has been appointed to deliver the FEED, with Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) to supply the gasifier that converts the household waste into synthesis... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 18, 2022
GoodFuels and ITOCHU Corporation have announced a new partnership agreement to scale sustainable marine biofuel in Singapore, Japan, and Asia-Pacific. ITOCHU is actively engaged in the wholesale, distribution, and bunkering of petroleum products in both Singapore and Japan, while GoodFuels specialises in the sourcing, development, production, and delivery of sustainable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 17, 2022
Renewable Energy Group has released its new 2021 environmental, social and governance (ESG) report. REG outlined that as the world transitions to clean energy solutions, the company is playing a critical role in the advancement of decarbonisation of liquid fuels. The new report showcases the company’s 2021 ESG performance. Highlights include the fact REG produced... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 17, 2022
Neste is piloting a new Neste Marine™ 0.1 Co-processed marine fuel in Scandinavia with its partner Nordic Marine Oil. This is a solution helping the maritime sector to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The ISCC PLUS certified marine fuel enables up to 80% GHG emission reduction over the lifecycle compared to fossil fuels without compromising the product quality... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 16, 2022
Phillips 66 has made a final investment decision to move forward with Rodeo Renewed - a project to convert its San Francisco refinery into one of the world’s largest renewable fuels facilities. The project, which recently received approval from Contra Costa County, is expected to cost approximately $850 million (€815 million) and begin commercial operations in the... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 12, 2022
Parkland Corporation has announced plans to increase renewable fuel production at its Burnaby Refinery in British Columbia. The Canadian company said this was one of the steps to advance its commercial decarbonisation strategy. The company will build a stand-alone complex capable of producing approximately 6,500 barrels per day of renewable diesel. Renewable... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 12, 2022
Hyundai Oilbank has outlined plans for a new biodiesel plant to be built in South Korea. The new 130,000-ton facility will be constructed in the southwest of the country in 2023. A spokesman for the company said the proposals include changing part of the Daesan plant to produce 500,000 tons of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) annually. Daesan is a petrochemical complex... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
May 10, 2022
Malaysia is considering slowing its implementation of its biodiesel mandate and cutting its export tax on palm oil to help meet global demand amid an edible oil shortage. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said in an interview with Reuters her ministry has already proposed the cut to the finance ministry, which has set up a committee to... [Read More]


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