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Nov 25, 2021
Global vegetable oil production set to reach new record highs
Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
AP Moller-Maersk’s towing subsidiary Svitzer has revealed that following a successful pilot, it will convert its fleet of 10 tugs along the Thames in the UK to be powered by marine biofuel. Replacing marine fuel oil with the carbon neutral biofuel in London and Medway enables Svitzer to offer a new towage solution – Ecotow – to its customers. This will unlock about... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced further extensions for oil refiners to comply with past-due Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) obligations from 2019 and 2020, which the agency previously extended in April. The EPA has still not issued 2021 and 2022 RFS rules or the 2023 volumes or announced decisions on pending small refinery exemptions. Kurt Kovarik,... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 24, 2021
Indonesia’s palm oil exports and production this year are both likely to fall for a second straight year, the vice chairman of the country’s palm oil association (GAPKI) said. The expected decline at the world’s top producer is due to a sharp drop of crude palm oil exports and output issues. Total palm oil exports are expected to fall for a second year by 0.34%... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 23, 2021
Scientists have developed a way to make a better sustainable aviation fuel from soybean oil. The team from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Peoria, Illinois, studied how fatty acids from soybean oil can be turned into an array of industrial products normally made from petroleum, including fuel, ink and paints. One appeal of plant-based products is that they... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 22, 2021
Arbor Renewable Gas has selected a 53-acre site for its first renewable biofuel plant. The Spindletop Plant is located in Beaumont, Texas, and was selected for its access to critical infrastructure and feedstock. The plant will produce approximately 1,000 barrels per day of high quality “drop-in” renewable fuel. The biofuel will be produced from woody biomass generated... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 19, 2021
This year's harvest of sunflower seed in the EU-27 was considerably larger than the previous year. It also far exceeded the long-term average, new figures revealed. An estimated 10.3 million tonnes of sunflower seed was produced in the European Community in the past 12 months. This was a 14% rise over the previous year and translates to a 10% increase on the long-term... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 18, 2021
GAC Bunker Fuels has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Neutral Fuels to market its marine gasoil biodiesel blend specifically developed for shipping clients in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and India. The two will also work together to expand the number of supply points throughout the Middle East and Africa. Gary Hubbard, chief commercial... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 16, 2021
Sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping has announced a new partnership with 18 companies that will substantially reduce emissions from shipping. These cargo owners and other partners have completed the first in a series of bunkerings of sustainable marine biofuel in this COP26 related decarbonisation campaign that will reduce around 4,000 tonnes of emitted carbon... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 16, 2021
Mazda has participated in the Super Taikyu Race in Okayama and ran a car powered by biofuels. The Japanese car manufacturer entered a car with a conventional diesel engine (Skyactiv-D 1.5) that ran on 100% bio-based fuel made from used cooking oil and microalgae fats. Mazda is a member of the Hiroshima "Your Green Fuel" Project, a demonstration project in Hiroshima for... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2021
Evolve Transition Infrastructure and HOBO Renewable Diesel have signed an agreement to fund the construction of a new facility expected to produce more than 120 million gallons of renewable fuels annually (9,300 barrels per day). Houston-based Heating Oil to Bean Oil (HOBO) converts waste feedstocks into renewable diesel for renewable fuel producers. HOBO Renewable Diesel... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 11, 2021
Representatives from ENI met with a Mozambique delegation to discuss biofuels' opportunities in the African country. The CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, met with the President Filipe Nyusi and the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Max Tonela. Descalzi and President Nyusi also discussed opportunities in the agro-industrial chain, focused on the valourisation of agricultural... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 10, 2021
A total of 266,710 tonnes of biodiesel were used for blending in August, which was up 15% on the previous month. Over that time, the consumption of diesel increased only 2% to 2.9 million tonnes, while the incorporation rate rose to 8.3%. Consequently, total consumption of diesel and biodiesel amounted to 3.2 million tonnes in August, which was down 1.6% compared to... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 9, 2021
Enviva has announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2021, highlighting a net revenue increase of 5.2% and progress at several of its new production sites. Construction of the Lucedale plant is nearing completion, and commissioning is expected to commence later this year. Enviva’s terminal at the Port of Pascagoula also remains on track... [Read More]

Biodiesel News
Nov 3, 2021
The European Biodiesel Board (EBB) presented its new roadmap from 2030 to 2050 at its annual policy event. After a keynote speech given by Henna Virkkunen, Member of the European Parliament, a roundtable with speakers from the European Commission, the biodiesel industry, as well as transport and fuel stakeholders discussed how to use sustainable renewable biofuels to... [Read More]


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